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Algerians protest against December presidential poll

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital Thursday to protest against next month’s presidential election, despite a crackdown during which dozens were arrested. Around 300 protesters chanted “We will have freedom!” and “We will not retreat!” and banged on pots as motorists showed …

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Algeria’s protest movement enters 7th month and going strong

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Algerians on Friday were back on the streets demanding an overhaul of the political system as the country’s protest movement entered a seventh month with no let-up in sight. Crowds of demonstrators who thronged the capital and key cities across the North African nation rallied to …

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Algerians rally for Bouteflika allies to quit too

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Algerians were gathering Friday for the first mass protests since the resignation of ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a key test of whether the momentum for reform can be maintained. Activists took to social media calling for “joyful demonstrations” to “peacefully bring down a dictatorial regime”. …

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