Arrival of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni to court for appeal trial | AFP

zAlgerian protesters chant “Khaled Drareni, a free journalist” as the vehicle carrying the independent Algerian journalist, who has become a symbol of the fight for freedom of press, arrives to the Court of Algiers. The Algerian court is to begin hearing an appeal by journalist Khaled Drareni against a three-year jail term handed down last month in a case seen as a barometer of press freedoms in the North African country.

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