2019 Algeria protests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2019 Algeria protests


Algerians flood streets to mark protest movement's first birthday

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:53 PM

Protesters have called on Algerians to mobilize to 'disqualify the system's agenda of self-renewal and to lay the foundations for a new republic'

ONE YEAR. Algerian students gather during their weekly anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers, on February 21, 2020. Photo by Ryad Kramdi/AFP

Thousands of Algerians protest despite Bouteflika vow not to run

Mar 15, 2019 - 9:14 PM

The crowd at Algiers' landmark Grand Poste square is growing, hours before the scheduled start of a demonstration calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down after two decades in power

PROTEST. A child holds a protest sign as Algerians prepare for the first Friday rallies since the president's surprise announcement this week that he would not seek re-election but was cancelling April polls, in central Algiers on March 15, 2019. Photo by Ryad Kramdi/AFP