Information relating to press sector :
- The Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah, received on Monday at the Presidency of the Republic, the President of the National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), Bouzid Lazhari, who presented "The annual report on human rights situation in Algeria" for 2018, in accordance with the Article 199 of the Constitution, indicates a communiqué from the Presidency of the Republic. The report examined a number of issues, including freedom of expression and the press, which is one of the pillars of democratic society, and constitutional and legal texts in Algeria. The document added that "the number of newspapers, magazines, radio and television channels in Algeria is the irrefutable proof that freedom is concretized and is gradually developing. The CNDH also insisted on not using financial and material resources to force media, public or private, to follow a certain line, and the obligation to "distribute advertising fairly". The report stressed the need to protect journalists from all forms of prosecution, calling on journalists to show professionalism, report several titles such as El-Moudjahid (P.24), Horizons (P.03) and Algérie Confluences (P.05).
- Yesterday, the Independent National Election Authority (ANIE) launched the accreditation process for journalists to cover the 12 December elections, with the accreditation of 21 foreign media organs, according to a press communiqué, information reported by the majority of newspapers published today, including El-Moudjahid (P.07), Horizons (P.06) and Le Quotidien D'Oran (P.02).