MAK is a political organisation that advocates for Berber rights and was designated as a terrorist organisation by Algeria in May.
Sentencing for "undermining the faith of a Muslim” can range from two to five years in prison.
Beghal’s wife and children left him in 2017 because of his conversion to Christianity.
The USCIRF published a statement in which they condemn recent court decisions against Christian minorities in Algeria.
USCIRF recommended that Algeria be placed on the State Department’s Special Watch List for its persecution religious minorities.
Bouhaf is the father of three children, a thirty-year-old son and two daughters who are twenty-one and nineteen respectively.
A Christian man in Algeria, was found guilty by the court for sharing a caricature of Muhammad on his Facebook page.
Two Christian men were condemned to prison at a hearing they did not even attend.
The two men have appealed their conviction and sentence.