Algerian journalist ordered held in custody

Protesters outside the headquarters of French-language newspaper 'Liberte' in April - Copyright AFP/File -

An Algerian journalist from a local French-language newspaper has been remanded in custody, accused of belonging to a terrorist organisation and spreading false information, a lawyer and rights group said.


A judge in Sidi M’hamed district of Algiers on Tuesday evening ordered Liberte journalist Mohamed Mouloudj to be placed in provisional...