US-Based Rights Group in Algeria

Published July 4th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Members of an American-based human rights group, Freedom House, arrived in Algiers on Monday to assess the situation there, reported the BBC.online.  

The delegation is to meet Algerian officials to discuss issues such as freedom of speech and journalism.  

Several such organizations have visited Algeria recently at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Reporters Sans Frontiers, said the BBC.  

 

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