Algeria News

Jubilee Campaign Calls on Algerian Government to #OpenTheChurches in Time for Christmas

Since 2017, the Algerian government has arbitrarily shut down tens of protestant churches for dubious reasons, including that they had not obtained permits to operate or that they failed to meet safety regulations. While it is true that many Algerian churches do not hold licenses to operate, that can be attributed solely to the inaction […]

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This #InternationalReligiousFreedomDay , Jubilee Campaign Highlights Our Most Pressing IRF Concerns.

Nigeria As in just about every year of Jubilee Campaign’s operation, Nigeria has been a major focus of our work. In addition to major domestic issues such as governmental corruption [Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics’ December 2019 Survey on Corruption as Experienced by the Population revealed that Nigerian civilians perceive police officers, tax/revenue officers, prosecutors,

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Court Decisions in Algeria Mark Major Decline in Religious Freedom

Jubilee Campaign has already released numerous news articles regarding the Algerian government’s abrupt and forced closure of protestant churches across the nation. Most recently, earlier in June we reported on the closure of three churches in a single day and in a single area. In fact, Jubilee Campaign has publicized our 12-page Rejoinder from Jubilee

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Algerian Government Continues its Unlawful and Arbitrary Closure of Churches

In early June 2021, news broke that the Algerian government arbitrarily shut down three more churches in a single day, one of which being the renowned Oratoire Church in Oran, with the other two located in El-Ayaid and Ain-Turk. Interestingly, the decision to arbitrarily close these three churches had been made back in 2020; however,

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In Algeria, Persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslims Continues Unabated

Over the past few years, international religious freedom advocates and Ahmadiyya communities around the world have campaigned for an end to escalating persecution against Ahmadi Muslims in Algeria. As reported by USCIRF and the United States Department of State, Algeria has routinely denied formal recognition to the Ahmadiyya community, seeing them as violators of traditional

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