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Protesters keep up the fight for change in Algeria

Protesters keep up the fight for change in Algeria People took to the streets of Algeria last week in huge numbers for the 16th successive Friday of protests

Algerian state cracks down on movement

Algerian state cracks down on movement The Algerian state is stepping up its repression of protesters in an effort to quash the mass movement demanding real change

Algerian students reject ruling clique

Algerian students reject ruling clique Thousands of students broke through police lines to storm government buildings in Algiers on Sunday.

Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state

Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state The Algerian regime is using both concessions and repression in an effort to stabilise its rule. But huge protests and strikes continue.

Military try to head off real change in Sudan

Military try to head off real change in Sudan Sudan’s generals are desperate to force through a dodgy deal with the opposition, writes Charlie Kimber

Protests grow bigger in Algeria despite brutal police crackdown

Protests grow bigger in Algeria despite brutal police crackdown A protester in Algeria has died in hospital of injuries sustained while protesting. Yettou Ramzi’s relatives said this was because he was beaten by police.

Algeria’s fights for freedom

21 April 2019
Algerians had to fight a brutal war for independence. But the struggle for freedom didn’t end when the nationalists kicked out the French in 1962, writes Alistair Farrow

Protests repressed in Algeria

16 April 2019
Strikes and protests in Algeria have continued despite the regime’s attempts to undercut the movement.

Algeria - conquest by France

15 April 2019
Algeria's revolt has been shaped by a history of imperialism and revolution. As part of a new series, Alistair Farrow looks at the French conquest from the 1830s to the 1950s

What next after movement forces out the Algerian president?

09 April 2019
Will protesters wind down their campaign after bringing down president Bouteflika or will they seek deeper change, asks Alistair Farrow

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime

06 April 2019
Millions of Algerians protested on Friday despite the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika being forced from office on Tuesday. 

‘We need to remove the whole regime’ say Algerian protesters as president goes

03 April 2019
Mass protests and strikes have forced out Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Mass revolts sweep Algeria

01 April 2019
Sections of the army have abandoned president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as huge protests and strikes hit Algeria. At issue now is how deep the changes will go, reports Alistair Farrow

Strikes spread to Algeria’s oil fields

26 March 2019
Huge protests continued in Algeria, north Africa, last week to demand the removal of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his regime.

Egyptian socialists on five lessons from Sudan and Algeria

21 March 2019
A new wave of mass mobilisations has been on the rise for many weeks in Algeria, and over the past three months in Sudan.

North Africa - from a democratic uprising to revolution

17 March 2019
The massive protests that have gripped Algeria in recent weeks are inspiring. How can they win?

Strikes and protests rock Algerian regime for third week

10 March 2019
Huge protests against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika have gripped the North African country for the third consecutive week.

Strikes in North Africa rattle rotten regimes

04 March 2019
Huge protests have swept Algeria in North Africa demanding the fall of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Why Frantz Fanon’s call to rise against racism still resonates today

14 August 2016
Frantz Fanon was a giant of the fight against colonialism. Chris Newlove hails a revival of his ideas—and argues for taking them further, not letting academia tone them down

Recalling the victory of the Algerian revolution

03 July 2012
Algeria won independence from France in 1962 after a revolutionary war that cost more than a million Algerian lives. The French had invaded in 1830, but it took them almost two decades to crush Arab and Berber resistance.

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