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WHRD Yosra Frawes prevented from entering Algeria

10 Dec 2022


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Rights at stake and state’s obligations

The actor of the backlash

On 1 December, Yosra Frawes, women’s rights defender and head of the Middle East and North Africa Desk at FIDH was prevented from entering Algeria. She had been travelling from Tunis to meet with Algerian women’s organisations in Oran.

see L’Orient le Jour

Initiatives to support: joint statement by NGOs, including FIDH, Front Line Defenders, ATFD, EuroMed Rights