Algeria: Ruling Party Wins Parliamentary Elections
While the Western world reportedly believes the election results are "a step in the right direction", the country's opposition thinks the ruling party rigged the polls.
UN News Service, 14 May 2012
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people and the Government of Algeria for the peaceful conduct of legislative elections last week, and welcomed the increased... read more »
Radio France Internationale, 12 May 2012
Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front has won legislative elections in a blow for the Islamists who were hoping to ride on the Arab Spring's tide of democratic change.read more »
Radio France Internationale, 10 May 2012
Algeria's state-run television showed crowds rushing to vote in as polls opened Thursday's general election but commentators predict a high abstention rate, perhaps even higher... read more »
Algeria: Hope Dwindles Ahead of Elections
Inter Press Service, 8 May 2012
"Is that your photo on the poster?" a policeman asked a woman standing in front of an electoral campaign board in Algiers. "Why do you ask?" she inquired. "Because only the... read more »
Algeria: What Arab Spring?
Daily Maverick, 10 May 2012
Algeria goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new parliament. With some bravado, the Algerian government has promoted these elections in advertisements as "Algeria's Spring",... read more »
Institute for Security Studies, 7 May 2012
On May 10th, parliamentary elections will be held in Algeria. These elections are not only marked by an early campaign that started in January, but they could also bring profound... read more »
UN News Service, 4 May 2012
An independent United Nations expert today urged the Algerian authorities to make the most of the opportunity offered by legislative elections next week, to ensure that the new... read more »
More than twenty million people are eligible to vote.