Algeria
Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 29

In this episode of Around the World, we go to Sudan, Algeria, and Honduras.

Algeria: What does the cancellation of elections mean to the protest movement?

Protesters who brought down Abdelaziz Bouteflika from presidency had boycotted the elections on the grounds that an election overseen by the same regime they are seeking to overthrow will only result in its reconsolidation.

Protests in Sudan and Algeria will reshape the region

Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha discusses what impact the continuing protests in the North African countries of Sudan and Algeria can have on the region.

In Algeria, tens of thousands rise up against the “gang”

In the capital city of Algiers alone, about 3,000 protesters reportedly assembled before the main post office to press on with the demand for the ousting of the entire ruling elite.

Faced with people’s wrath, Algeria’s interim president calls for polls on July 4

Abdelkader Bensalah, the speaker of the upper house of parliament, was declared interim president following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The decision was greeted with massive protests as people demanded the dismantling of the entire regime

Algerian workers set to go on three-day strike to force immediate resignation of Bouteflika

The strike will also demand the constitution of a transitional government which includes opposition members. Massive demonstrations began a few weeks ago after president Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he would contest another term

Algeria [Video] Algerians celebrate as president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns

The 82 year-old President’s regime had been marked by increasing social inequality and rising unemployment due to the neoliberal economic reforms.

A day of victory for the Algerian people: No fifth term for President Bouteflika!

President Bouteflika’s decision to not run for a fifth term, is a result of the mobilization and struggle of the people of Algeria

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