European Human Rights Mission Banned from Entering Tindouf Camps

Brussels – A mission from the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Organization (EUROMED-droits) was banned from entering the Algerian territory to inquire about the human rights situation in the camps of Tindouf south-western Algeria.The Euro-Mediterranean NGO said in a statement that two missions, which were scheduled on March 6-12 and May 7-14, were also forbidden to have access to the territory for failure to meet visa requirements by the Algerian authorities.The NGO, which regretted this situation, voiced its concern over leading its investigations on the human rights situation in the camps of Tindouf. The organization had denounced in numerous reports the human rights situation in Algeria.