Arms, oil and Algeria - Are EU gas supplies more important than human rights?

Arms, oil and Algeria – Are EU gas supplies more important than human rights?

A guest blog by Hamza Hamouchene, who is currently at Platform researching UK’s energy interests in Algeria. With the production of North Sea gas dwindling dramatically, developing¬†Algeria¬†as a major natural gas exporter has become an economic and strategic imperative for the EU. The country features heavily in both EU and UK energy policies and has...