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Premier instructs Justice minister to rapidly draft bill outlawing hate speech

Published on : Wednesday, 15 January 2020 19:10   Read : 0 time(s)
Premier instructs Justice minister to rapidly draft bill outlawing hate speech

ALGIERS – Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Wednesday in Algiers has instructed the minister of Justice and government officials to rapidly "start works leading to the drafting and presentation of the bill on racism, regionalism and hate," said a communiqué from Prime Minister’s offices.

During a government meeting, the Prime Minister mentioned the instruction of the President of the Republic on the drafting of a bill outlawing all forms of racism, regionalism and hate speech", specifies the same source.

            "In line with the orientations of the President Tebboune, the responsibility of all the citizens and social groups must be cautiously determined regarding the sacred duty of respecting the social harmony and the values of unity and fraternity which has cemented the national throughout its history," the source added.

Referring to priority actions, Djerad "has reiterated the recommendations he made during his first Government meeting, namely the need for the ministers to rapidly implement the decisions and measures intended to fight against bureaucracy within public administration, "he added.


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The members of the Government are "required to oversee the implementation of these measures with a view to progressively reducing the administrative procedures which obstacles for the citizens and investors."

Among these measures, the use of new technologies, digitalization techniques and related applications to properly handle these preoccupations is actively promoted to that end," said the Prime Minister’s offices.

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Premier instructs Justice minister to rapidly draft bill outlawing hate speech