Algeria
Hirak movement Algeria Algerians mark one year of anti-government Hirak movement

Protesters gathered in thousands to take part in marches and demonstrations against the government and the current political system in the country, which the people claim is rife with corruption and inefficiency

Algeria unions International trade union federations seek ILO intervention to stop persecution of Algerian activists

Independent trade union activities in Algeria have, for all practical purposes, been criminalized by the state which is facing intense pressure from mass movements for democratization

Algeria protests Algerians continue mass mobilizations, reject offers of talks

Thousands of Algerians, including students and teachers, participated in mass protests in the capital, Algiers, on Tuesday, December 17, against the country’s newly elected president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune

A new president elected in Algeria amid large-scale popular boycott

The elections held on December 12 after months of protests against the existing political system saw a very low voter participation rate

Protesters call for boycott of upcoming presidential elections in Algeria

The elections will be the first after Abdelaziz Bouteflika who served four consecutive terms as President was forced to abandon his bid for a fifth term by the popular protests in April this year.

Algeria protests Algerians demand removal of all vestiges of Bouteflika regime

Ahead of the presidential elections scheduled for December 12, tens of thousands of people took to the streets against the continuing presence of associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in power

Algeria protests Algeria’s army chief orders crackdown against protesters opposing presidential elections in December

Interim Algerian president Abdelkader Bensalah has announced the next round of presidential elections, scheduled for December 12. Any such plan is being strongly rejected by the protesters, till the old members of the previous Bouteflika regime are completely removed from positions of power in the country.

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

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