Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally

Algeria Pro Bono Directory

Click here to see the numbers and origins of refugees hosted by Algeria. 

As UNHCR statistics generally rely on data from host countries, statistics on refugees alone can give an insufficient account of refugee numbers, as some host countries will not grant refugee status to certain groups. Including statistics for individuals in refugee-like situations is an attempt to account for unrecognised refugees and does not include internally displaced persons. Statistics for stateless refugees are included if available.


LADDH (Ligue Algérienne pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme)

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05, rue Saïd Ben-Larbi, 16000, Algerie
Tel / Fax: +21 30 21 73 95 20
Email: errabitaatalgerie-laddh [dot] org
Contact Person: David Lemac 
Email: davidlemacatgmail [dot] com 

LADDH is a non-political NGO that promotes Human Rights in Algeria. LADDH is a member of the Euromed Human Rights Network's Migration and Asylum Working group. 

Mr Wadie Meraghni, Lawyer

Mobile phone: +21 36 61 53 36 70
Fax: +21 32 37 04 000
Email: merawadatyahoo [dot] fr

Wadie Meraghni is a member at the Bar Association of Algiers and since 2010 he has collaborated with the UNHCR in defending refugees and asylum seekers. He defends refugees and asylum seekers who get arrested, and he supports them in jurisdictions when they are victims of aggressions. He also supports them in obtaining documents from the civil state, especially for children born in Algeria who encounter difficulties in obtaining birth certificates. Wadie Meraghni gives legal advice to refugees and asylum seekers to explain how they can assert their rights in Algeria. He is prepared to answer requests for information from lawyers who represent Algerian in other countries.