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International Leaders Respond to Protests in Algeria : March 11, March 12, March 27, and April 25, 2019

International Leaders Respond to Protests in Algeria
Linda Grimm

Simmering dissatisfaction with Algeria’s stagnant economy and the ruling political party’s grip on power boiled over into nationwide protests following the announcement that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika would run for a fifth term in 2019. The peaceful demonstrations spread in size and demands, with protestors continuing to call for an overhaul of the country’s political system even after Bouteflika resigned. Foreign officials commended the Algerians for expressing themselves peacefully and offered support for their desire for change without intervening in the situation.

Bouteflika Announces Reelection Run

On February 9, the state-run Algeria Press Service published an announcement that ...

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