Algeria court sentences dozens to death over forest fire lynching

Algeria court sentences dozens to death over forest fire lynching

Algeria court sentences dozens to death over forest fire lynching Forty-nine people were sentenced to death over the lynching of a man falsely accused of starting deadly fires last year. An Algerian court has sentenced 49 people to death over the lynching of a man falsely accused of starting deadly forest fires during an extended heatwave last year, state media reported. The North African country has, however, maintained a moratorium on carrying out death sentences since the last executions in …