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Abdel Fattah Bouchikhi

HRD, Member
National Instance for Human Rights

Abdel Fattah Bouchikhi is a member of the National Instance for Human Rights and a blogger. His human rights work focuses primarily on corruption issues.

Journalists and media workers critical of the government face harassment and arrest in some instances, and the country's press law includes prison terms for “maliciously” spreading “false information”. There are reports of torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders in detention and activists held have been incommunicado.