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Rights group in Algeria have voiced concern over dozens of detainees that are currently on hunger strike.

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

Algerian government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

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Algerian government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

The proposed amendment that would see Algerian nationality withdrawn for dual nationals in case of 'prejudice' against the state has been withdrawn.

Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

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Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

The Socialist Social Front, an opposition group in Algeria, says it will boycott the legislative elections on June 12.

Algeria protesters demand independent judiciary

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Algeria protesters demand independent judiciary

Protesters across Algeria have called for an independent judiciary following the incarceration of regime opponents.

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Algerian protesters call for free press, judiciary

Journalists were assaulted at last week's Hirak demonstration and authorities have threatened to permanently withdraw France 24's media accreditation.

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Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

RSF urged Algerian authorities to investigate violence against journalists at an anti-government demonstration.

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Algeria threatens to withdraw 'biased' France 24 press accreditation

Broadcaster France 24 has been threatened by Algerian authorities over alleged bias in its reporting of the pro-democracy Hirak protests.

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Thousands protest in Algiers after election date announced

Algeria's resurgent pro-democracy movement has overwhelmingly rejected President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's call for early legislative elections.

Algerian president sets election date as protesters flood streets

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Algerian president sets election date as protesters flood streets

Elections previously scheduled for 2022 were brought forward after Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune dissolved parliament and ...

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Thousands hit the streets in fresh Algeria protests

A revived pro-democracy movement has taken root again in the North Africa country.

Thousands defy Algeria curfew as protests resurge

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Thousands defy Algeria curfew as protests resurge

Thousands of Algerians held anti-government protests, reviving a two-year-old pro-democracy movement in spite of lockdown measures.

Riots in Algeria following jailing of activist

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Riots in Algeria following jailing of activist

Protesters burnt tyres and blocked several roads in Ouargla after a court in the town convicted Ameur Guerrache to seven-years in prison.

Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

59 Algerian pro-democracy activists released from jail: ministry

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59 Algerian pro-democracy activists released from jail: ministry

Dozens of pro-democracy activists were released from jail, Algeria's justice ministry confirmed on Saturday.

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Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Comment: Algeria's protesters returned to the streets this week, proving they haven't been weakened by the hiatus caused by the pandemic, or regime attempts to stifle them, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Prominent Algerian journalist's appeal postponed until March

Arrested on charges of "inciting an unarmed gathering" and "endangering national unity" after covering Hirak demonstrations, the 40-year-old was ...

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Algeria used 'repressive tactics' during Hirak protests: Amnesty International

Dozens of Algerian protesters, journalists, and activists have been arrested, wrongfully prosecuted, and sometimes tortured.

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Thousands of Algerians hit streets on protest anniversary

Algerians marched in the capital and other cities to mark the second anniversary of the North African nation's anti-government "Hirak" protest ...

Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

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Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

At least 35 Algerian pro-democracy activists were freed from jail in the past 24 hours under presidential pardons, the National Committee for ...

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Algeria frees first activists after presidential pardons

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in a long-awaited speech to the nation late Thursday, declared dozens of pardons in a gesture of ...

Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

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Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

Many protesters feel Tebboune’s gestures so far have been largely cosmetic, and note he is a product of the long-time political elite.

Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

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Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

Algeria's president pardoned jailed anti-government activists and announced early elections.

China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

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China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

China will donate 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Algeria, the Chinese ambassador to Algiers said.

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