A new president elected in Algeria amid large-scale popular boycott
The elections held on December 12 after months of protests against the existing political system saw a very low voter participation rate
Protesters call for boycott of upcoming presidential elections in Algeria
The elections will be the first after Abdelaziz Bouteflika who served four consecutive terms as President was forced to abandon his bid for a fifth term by the popular protests in April this year.
Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 29
In this episode of Around the World, we go to Sudan, Algeria, and Honduras.
[Video] Algerians celebrate as president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns
The 82 year-old President’s regime had been marked by increasing social inequality and rising unemployment due to the neoliberal economic reforms.
A day of victory for the Algerian people: No fifth term for President Bouteflika!
President Bouteflika’s decision to not run for a fifth term, is a result of the mobilization and struggle of the people of Algeria