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Algerian President Concedes To Calls For Referendum On New Constitution

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has announced an upcoming referendum to amend Algeria's constitution following ongoing protests and mass arrests.

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has set a date for Algerian referendum on a new Constitution. After meeting with the head of the election authority, Mohamed Chorfi, this past Monday, Tebboune has publicly announced that the first referendum meeting will be officially held on November 1st 2020.
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Algerian Journalist Handed Three Year Sentence For Coverage of Political Protests

The Algerian government has convicted journalist Khaled Drareni for his reporting on the Hirak anti-government protest movement.