Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerians Protest Against Government-Organized Elections

October 9, 2019

Algerian youth are fed up with Algeria’s post-independence old guard and after succeeding with Bouteflika’s resignation, they continue to push for a purging of the government’s old guard before new elections are held.

Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

April 14, 2019

Baba Aye discusses the protests in Algeria, the colonial legacy that still shapes the country’s politics today, and the decision of independence hero Bouteflika to step down