Authorities issued arrest warrants for exiled pro-democracy activists on terrorism charges as they pursue repression of Algeria’s Hirak.
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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.
Algeria’s constitution of November 2020 shows that authorities abolished freedom of belief, a constitutional fixture since independence.
The Chair of the EED says pro-democracy protests in countries like Algeria, Lebanon are a powerful message to Europe in a time of moral crisis.
Algerians returned to the streets in the capital and other cities on Friday to demand radical political reforms and the departure of the ruling elite.
Algeria’s former finance minister Karim appeared before the Supreme Court to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported.
Algeria’s constitutional council says it was impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz early next month as planned.