Authorities harass "El Watan" editor Omar Belhouchet
Defamation is not a police matter. Rather, allegations of defamation should be handled by the courts. Belhouchet's repeated interrogation by the police appears to be an attempt to intimidate him. This is of particular concern as it comes at the launch of the presidential election campaign.
RSF urges the Algerian authorities to put a stop to this kind of harassment.
Updates the Belhouchet case: http://www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/99537