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Algeria protests do not stop





After announcing his candidacy for a fifth term in the presidential election on 18 April 2019, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ended months of speculation about re-running for a new term. This announcement was a shock in Algeria, which created a state of boiling, began to assume on the social networking sites and then moved to the protests of a large field rejecting

Protests began in Algeria against Bouteflika's candidacy for a fifth term initially through anonymous calls on social networking sites. In addition to other calls launched by the movement "citizenship" and movements and opposition parties rejecting his re-election. Thousands of Algerians, mostly young people, have been demonstrating in Algiers and other cities since last Friday

Protesters in Algeria have expressed their opposition to Bouteflika's candidacy for a fifth term by chanting slogans such as "no to the fifth promise" and "Bouteflika get out", as well as anti-government songs often echoed by fans at stadiums

The current protests, the largest since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika took power in 1999, are characterized by a peaceful and unprecedented security situation. Police and riot police deployed in the early hours of the day to concentrate on the main points where the protesters are expected to arrive

The protests are taking part in various protests in Algerian society. Young people formed the most visible group on the street. Thousands of Algerian students also joined protests against Bouteflika's candidacy. For the first time in the history of Algeria, journalists of state television and state radio are participating in a protest within the wave of popular demands against Bouteflika's candidacy

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has other candidates, such as former general Ali Ghadiri, as well as Islamist candidate Abdel Salam Moukri, who represents the Muslim Brotherhood. In addition to the political activist Rachid Nkaz, who kidnapped the lights after a crowd of supporters around him in front of the headquarters of the town of Central Algeria, which called on the police to force him to leave the place

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who will complete his 82nd birthday next Saturday, has been in Geneva since last week for periodic medical examinations, where he is expected to stay in Switzerland for a short period, according to the presidential statement. Bouteflika, who has held the presidency since 1999, has rarely appeared in public since a stroke in 2013 that left him in a wheelchair

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