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Algeria: Protesters say no to the December 12 presidential election - RFI

2019-09-27T19:15:59.946Z

As they have been doing every Friday since February, Algerians took to the streets this 27th of September in Algiers, the day after the



By RFIPalled on 09-27-2019editing 27-09-2019 at 21:04

As they have been doing every Friday since February, Algerians took to the streets on 27 September in Algiers, the day after the military chief of staff warned against any obstacle to the electoral process.

In Algeria, slogans espouse the news. This Friday in the streets of Algiers, they were the expression of criticism of the protesters against the presidential election, whose date was set for December 12 , and those who are candidates, such as the former heads of government Ali Benflis and Abdelmadjid Tebboune .

"We will not vote", "No vote with the mafia", "We canceled two elections. Never two without three, "chanted the protesters, also taking up the slogan that punctuated the first weeks of their movement:" No fifth term ". Protesters denounce the proximity of the current system with that of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

The protesters also called for the release of the prisoners, including the politician Karim Tabou . Released Wednesday, he was again arrested yesterday and placed in custody on Friday by a judge of another court.

Like last week, the police was important this Friday. Identity checks were carried out in the morning and people were arrested. This 32nd demonstration was dispersed by the police shortly before 17:30.

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