Algeria – Britain’s embassy in Algeria, on Sunday, confirmed the arrest of a man who threatened Algerian women participating in the protests.
hames Valley Police has arrested a man on suspicion of malicious communications, and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm.
The 39-year-old from Bracknell was arrested in connection with an online video in which comments were made about Algerian women due to attend a protest and suggesting people should carry out violence against them.
In the same vein, Barry Lowen, Queen Elizabeth’s Ambassador to Algeria, welcomed the move. “We reject violence against women in all countries,” he says.
Last Wednesday, a man with an Algerian accent, who seems to live abroad, threatened in a video the women participating in the demonstrations. He later apologized in another video.