Akram Belkaïd (Journalist): "Power is under pressure" in Algeria

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Hirak protesters hold up portraits of activist Ramdane Abane and demand the release of protest movement prisoners in Algiers on December 27, 2019. REUTERS / Ramzi Boudina

By: Marie-Pierre Olphand Follow

A year ago, Algerians took to the streets to say “no” to a 5th term of Abdelaziz Bouteflika… and since then they have not stopped demanding a change of system. Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned, but a year later, did the "Hirak" marchers finally succeed in really moving the political lines? Our guest, Akram Belkaïd, is a journalist at Le Monde diplomatique and essayist is the author of the book "Algeria, a land prevented" published by Tallandier editions.

  • Algeria
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