Algerians across the country have taken to the streets to protest President Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term as president. Bouteflika has only been seen in public a handful of times since suffering a stroke in 2013.
Protests in Algeria As President Poised to Run for 5th Term
Deutsche Welle, 3 March 2019
Anti-government demonstrations broke out as the deadline loomed for Bouteflika to file for his contested fifth run at the presidency. The "living dead" president is rarely seen in… Read more »
Protests Grow as Aging Leader Eyes 5th Term
VOA, 3 March 2019
Algeria is facing its biggest demonstrations in years, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest another re-election bid by ailing President Abdelaziz… Read more »
Bouteflika Fires Election Campaign Director Amid Protests
Deutsche Welle, 2 March 2019
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is facing unprecedented protests as he prepares to stand for a fifth term in April elections. Opponents say the ailing 82-year-old is unfit… Read more »
Arbitrary Arrests At Election Protests
HRW, 2 March 2019
Algerian authorities should allow Algerians to assemble peacefully and refrain from using excessive force against demonstrators opposing a fifth term for President Abdelaziz… Read more »
Algerians Protest Abdelaziz Bouteflika's Plan to Seek Fifth Presidential Term
Deutsche Welle, 22 February 2019
Algerians across the country took to the streets to protest President Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term as president. Bouteflika has only been seen in public a handful of… Read more »
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