This article by AFP and Abdellah Cheballah is published by Manilastandard. Here is an excerpt:
The “Black Spring” saw “the birth of a new form of protest (in Algeria) that translated into occupying the streets,”…Since then, street demonstrations have become citizens’ principal means of expressing discontent.
Social tensions and problems including access to housing and drinking water have given rise to protests that have sometimes turned into riots.
In 2011, the year of the Arab Spring uprisings in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Algeria registered more than 10,000 protests…
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