Algeria jails 22 protesters over Berber flags

Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences Tuesday for "undermining national unity" by bearing the Berber minority's flag during…

Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences Tuesday for “undermining national unity” by bearing the Berber minority’s flag during anti-regime protests, a prisoners’ rights group said. The CNLD committee said on its Facebook page that a court in the capital’s Sidi Mhamed district had sentenced the accused to 12 months in prison — half of it suspended — and fines of 30,000 dinars

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