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Habiba to be heard by the judge

ICC Note

Algerian authorities target Muslim converts to Christianity for persecution. Habiba is one of those targeted. Her crime? Carrying her personal Christian literatures on a bus trip. Please pray for Christians in Algeria .

06/19/2008 Algeria (El Khabar)-Judicial sources told El Khabar that the general prosecutor in Tiaret Court will summon Habiba Kouider, facing charges of practicing illegally religious worships, to be heard by the judge in the frame of completing the investigation opened on the case.

The general prosecutor has already requested two years custodial sentence with 5000 AD fine, during the first session, before postponing issuing the ruling on the case to another session.

On another side, the Court of Tissimssilt province has postponed the treatment of the appeal submitted by the lawyer of two men being condemned in absentia, facing charges of practicing illegally religious worships, to 25 June 2008.

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