Press Statement
Philip J. Crowley
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
February 23, 2011


The United States welcomes the lifting of the State of Emergency Law, in place since 1992, as a positive step. We reaffirm our support for the universal rights of the Algerian people, including the freedom of assembly and expression.



PRN: 2011/269

[This is a mobile copy of Algeria - Lifting of Emergency Law]