Algeria announces withdrawal of accreditation for news channel France 24

Algeria announces withdrawal of accreditation for news channel France 24

Foreign media outlets operating in Algeria have been subject to a bureaucratic, opaque and unconventional accreditation process for years.

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The Ministry of Communications on Sunday (June 13) questioned Algeria 24’s decision to withdraw its accreditation to France.“Apparent and repeated hostility” Of the news channel. This withdrawal is also inspiring “Professional ethics, disregard for the rules of misinformation and forgery, and proven aggression against Algeria.”The ministry quoted AP official agency APS as saying. To the AFP’s question, the news channel that re-broadcast the Assembly election live from Algiers on Saturday did not want to respond. “Immediately”.

Sent by the Algerian government on March 13 “Final warning before final withdrawal” To France 24, by questioning “Friday March Coverage”, Reference to the demonstrations of Hirak, a popular protest movement against the regime. France 24 later responded to build it “Act as honestly as possible”. “We do our job as journalists in accordance with the rules in force.”France 24 director Marc Cycali told AFP.

Foreign media outlets operating in Algeria have been subject to a bureaucratic, opaque and unconventional accreditation process for years. Working conditions are also difficult for Algerian journalists in the face of the authorities’ crackdown on Hirak.

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