Lawyers demand urgent independent investigation into death of Berber activist

LAWYERS in Algeria have demanded an urgent and independent investigation into the death of Berber rights activist Kamal Eddine Fekhar, who died last month after staying on hunger strike for 50 days.

The Council of Lawyers of Bejaia made a public statement, saying it “denounces and deplores the tragic death of Dr Kamal Eddine Fekhar in inhumane conditions.”

It called for the creation of an independent commission of inquiry “to determine the causes and the perpetrators of...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-12 20:17
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