Ghosts of the Arab Revolutions Haunt Algeria

Algeria has been witnessing anti-government protests for over a week. President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, who has been serving as president since 1999, is at the center of the criticism of the protesters. The demonstrations started after the announcement that 82-year-old Bouteflika will be a candidate for the upcoming presidential election on 18 April. 

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