Police in the Algerian city of Tamanrasset arrested journalist Rabah Karèche April 18 after he replied to a summons for questioning.
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Westerners’ interpretations of events and Arabs’ perceptions of themselves are still muddled a decade after the Arab Spring.
The death of a teenager in police custody in the heartland Berber minority of Algeria twenty years ago laid the base for future protests.
Algeria’s pro-democracy hirak is at the crossroads with concerns it has been infiltrated by a group linked to an outlawed Islamist party.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully in Algeria’s capital to support the Hirak pro-democracy movement.
Authorities issued arrest warrants for exiled pro-democracy activists on terrorism charges as they pursue repression of Algeria’s Hirak.
The Algerian military junta’s strategy to discredit Algeria’s pro-democracy Hirak has been one conspiracy theory after another.
As the world transitions to low-carbon energy output, Algeria, Chad, Iraq, and Nigeria will be among the first to witness political instability.
While Egypt is celebrating the 10 anniversary of the Arab Spring, another North African country, Algeria, is seeing its own ‘spring awakening.’
In 2019 Algerians called for democracy. They again returned to the streets last week in democracy protests that worry the government.