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News Algeria police: Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks one year

Published on: Friday 21 February 2020
Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks one year
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/algeria-on-cusp-of-change-as-protest-movement-marks-one-year/

“The system is collapsing, but the movement must go on, remaining peaceful and joyful until the end — which is a new Algeria.” Police arrested scores of march participants like Belarbi, drawing ...

News Algeria police: In Algeria, a poet and a revolution

Published on: Friday 21 February 2020
In Algeria, a poet and a revolution
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/algeria-poet-revolution-200222065319923.html

As Algeria's country-wide popular protest movement enters its second year ... Tebboune commended "the blessed Hirak" - while seemingly trying to stifle them via police pressure and a media blackout, ...

News Algeria police: Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks 1 year

Published on: Friday 21 February 2020
Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks 1 year
News source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/crime/article/Algeria-on-cusp-of-change-as-protest-movement-15073041.php

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians flooded into the streets of the capital and other cities on the 53rd straight Friday of peaceful protests, marking the first anniversary of their “smile revolution” that unseated the North African nation's long-time president. The revolt also swept aside the former ruler's powerful entourage and struck hard at the corruption they had bred. The unprecedented pro-democracy movement is still hoping toupend the whole political establishment, even if the tens of thousands of protesters in Algiers now appear less numerous than in the weeks after Feb. 22, 2019. As weekly Muslim prayers ended Friday, the main thoroughfares in Algiers filled up with protesters young and old, some calling for freedom for imprisoned protesters or for leaders to step aside. Police, who have arrested dozens of protesters over the past year, stood watch by their vehicles. Marchers filled the streets of numerous towns, from Tizi Ouzou, capital of the Kabyle region east of Algiers, to the western port city of Oran. “A year after the beginning of the Hirak our first demand is still there: We will make sure the entire evil regime leaves," said protester Hocine Kadide, using the Arabic name of the movement. "We took the streets to take back power and give it to the people, we took the streets to make sure all the corrupt people will fall.” Africa's largest nation, whose powerful army has shadowed its rulers — or ruled outright — in an opaque system of governance since independence from France in 1962, is on the cusp of a new era, but there is no certainty about what the future will look like. Authorities in Algeria, a gas-rich nation that has failed to adequately provide for its booming and youthful population, know they can no longer ignore the citizens...

News Algeria police: Thai opposition leader receives police summons after protest

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Thai opposition leader receives police summons after protest
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/12/23/Thai-opposition-leader-receives-police-summons-after-protest/4731577121352/

Police claim rally organizers, including Thanathorn, broke the law by not informing authorities of their rally ahead of time. Thanathorn, and other opposition parliamentarians, are charged with ...

News Algeria police: Algeria's Powerful Army Chief Dies at Pivotal Point in Political Crisis

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Algeria's Powerful Army Chief Dies at Pivotal Point in Political Crisis
News source: https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/algerias-powerful-army-chief-dies-pivotal-point-political-crisis

Algeria's powerful army chief Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaed Salah, who was instrumental in bringing down long-time president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has died of a heart attack, state media reported on Monday. The 79-year-old's death comes at a time of mass protests across Africa's largest country, with many Algerians demanding that the ruling elite relinquish power and the influential military step back from politics. Gaed Salah's departure may not signify major changes to Algeria's economic and political policies, however, with the country's senior generals united over the handling of the

News Algeria police: Algeria buries army chief Gaid Salah

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Algeria buries army chief Gaid Salah
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/algeria-buries-army-chief-gaid-salah-154224464.html

Algeria on Wednesday buried army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah, who had been the country's de facto strongman in recent months and guardian of the ruling system challenged by a massive protest movement. The veteran head of the armed forces died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday aged 79, days after overseeing

News Algeria police: Algeria braces for more marches ahead of opposed presidential vote

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Algeria braces for more marches ahead of opposed presidential vote
News source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/algeria-braces-more-marches-ahead-opposed-presidential-vote-121013534--spt.html

Algeria braced for fresh demonstrations Friday, the last in a series of weekly marches before a presidential election opposed by a protest movement that fears it will cement in power politicians close to the old guard.

News Algeria police: Algiers police prevent weekly student demo for first time

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Algiers police prevent weekly student demo for first time
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/algiers-police-prevent-weekly-student-demo-first-time-183228380.html

Algerian police Tuesday prevented a weekly protest by students in the capital for the first time since an anti-regime movement took to the streets in February, AFP journalists and witnesses said. "Police brutality reached a level not seen since the start of the demonstrations, according to several

News Algeria police: Algerian Police Embarks on Mass Wave of University Students Arrest

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Algerian Police Embarks on Mass Wave of University Students Arrest
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/news/algerian-police-embarks-mass-wave-university-students-arrest-1313781

The ongoing demonstrations in Algeria for nearly eight months now have seen a new wave of arrests on Tuesday ... Security men were seen baton-wielding protesters, many of whom were taken to police ...

News Algeria police: Algeria’s Demonstrators Reiterate Rejection of Dialogue with Regime

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Algeria’s Demonstrators Reiterate Rejection of Dialogue with Regime
News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1841916/algeria%E2%80%99s-demonstrators-reiterate-rejection-dialogue-regime

Algerian protesters have descended on the capital in huge numbers, describing the heavy police presence and tight security measures as a violation of freedoms. Marching calmly for the 24th consecutive ...

News Algeria police: Man arrested in Madrid after police in Nottingham child abduction case find youngster on plane bound for Algeria

Published on: Saturday 03 August 2019
Man arrested in Madrid after police in Nottingham child abduction case find youngster on plane bound for Algeria
News source: https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/nottingham-news/man-arrested-madrid-after-police-3172042

A European arrest warrant is now being sought so the man can be extradited to the UK and brought to Nottingham A man was arrested at a Spanish airport in a police hunt for a Nottingham child. Officers ...

News Algeria police: France football violence: Youth blinded by police with rubber bullet after Algeria match

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
France football violence: Youth blinded by police with rubber bullet after Algeria match
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1156455/france-news-football-violence-algeria-africa-cup-of-nations-riot-police

A 20-YEAR-OLD has lost sight in one eye after being struck by a rubber bullet during clashes between French riot police and football fans following Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations triumph on Friday evening. 

News Algeria police: Algerian fans celebrate 2nd AFCON win as police clash with Paris fans

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Algerian fans celebrate 2nd AFCON win as police clash with Paris fans
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/07/20/algerian-fans-celebrate-2nd-afcon-win-as-police-clash-with-paris-fans/

A jubilant crowd gathered at the International stadium in Algiers on Friday night to celebrate another African Cup of Nations win. Algerian football fans wore the colors of their national flag, green, ...

News Algeria police: Thousands of French police braced for riotous Algeria fans if they win Africa Cup of Nations after over 200 arrests following semi-final victory

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Thousands of French police braced for riotous Algeria fans if they win Africa Cup of Nations after over 200 arrests following semi-final victory
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/9542389/french-police-algeria-fans-paris-london-afcon-final-senegal/

FRENCH POLICE will be on the streets in their thousands tonight ahead of Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal. A minority of fans caused big trouble across the country, particularly ...

News Algeria police: London chaos: Algeria fans wreak havoc after AFCON win as they damage police car

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
London chaos: Algeria fans wreak havoc after AFCON win as they damage police car
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1153408/London-news-latest-Algeria-Africa-Cup-of-nations-Nigeria-Piccadily-Circus

Algeria defeated Nigeria 2-1 in the AFCON to send them through to the final thanks to a clinching goal from star man Riyad Mahrez. Following that win, parts of London were then taken over by fans from ...

News Algeria police: French police arrest hundreds after Algeria football win

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
French police arrest hundreds after Algeria football win
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/french-police-arrest-hundreds-algeria-football-win-104914934--sow.html

French police arrested over two hundred people on Sunday following Algeria's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, which sparked scenes of joy as well as clashes with police in several large cities. Riotous celebrations erupted around France, which is home to large Algerian-origin

News Algeria police: Algeria police arrest brother of former leader Bouteflika

Published on: Saturday 04 May 2019
News source: https://www.ft.com/content/7cd0097a-6e99-11e9-bbfb-5c68069fbd15

Police in Algeria are reported to have arrested Said Bouteflika, the younger brother of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the former president who was forced by the army to step down last month after weeks of ...

News Algeria police: Algeria's former national police chief appears in court over corruption charges

Published on: Monday 29 April 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-police-idUSKCN1S50MT

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria’s former national police chief Abdelghani Hamel appeared in a court on Monday as part of a probe into corruption allegations, private Ennahar TV said. Hamel, who was sacked ...