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What is next for Algeria’s protest movement?

What is next for Algeria’s protest movement?

The recent popular movement in Algeria protesting President Abdelaziz’s Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth presidential term has been lauded by commentators for its civility and…

“We want justice”: what are the demands of Algeria’s protest movement?

“We want justice”: what are the demands of Algeria’s protest movement?

"There are people who sleep without dinner because of the elite. How can a person who earns $200 a month support a family?” This anguished…

"Honor the dead by burying them, not electing them president”: how Algeria’s ailing leader fell from grace

"Honor the dead by burying them, not electing them president”: how Algeria’s ailing leader fell from grace

A famous ancient Arabic adage goes: “Dignify the dead by burying them”. In modern-day Algeria however, the phrase has been subject to a slight - but nonetheless crucial - amendment: “Dignify the dead by burying them, not electing them president”..

"This is a Republic not a Kingdom”: a dispatch from the street protests sweeping Algeria

"This is a Republic not a Kingdom”: a dispatch from the street protests sweeping Algeria

"They waited for people to come out of Friday prayers," everyone wrote after police arrested the few demonstrators who broke the silence on 9 am of Friday, February 22..

Who killed Aseel? An Algerian student’s murder exposes western failures in the pursuit of gay rights in the Middle East

Who killed Aseel? An Algerian student’s murder exposes western failures in the pursuit of gay rights in the Middle East

On Sunday, 10th of February, the body of third year medical student  22 year old Aseel Balalta was found wrapped in a blanket soaked in blood, in his university dorm at the University of Ben Aknoun in Algiers..

Tlemcen, Algeria: The Jewish Holy Land of North Africa

Tlemcen, Algeria: The Jewish Holy Land of North Africa

Darb al-Yahoud, or the Jews’ Path, is one of the most prominent neighborhoods in the Algerian city of Tlemcen that lies on the border with…

License to Draw: Algerian Caricatures Cross the Red Lines

License to Draw: Algerian Caricatures Cross the Red Lines

In Algeria, people start reading newspapers from the back. The last page, or the caricature page, attracts readers and competes with journalistic articles. It only…