Results for Category: Algeria

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Algeria: The Revival of Hirak in the Absence of Government Long-term Strategies

Elections were held in December 2019 but the victory of Abdelmadjid Tebboune was regarded as a continuation of the old guard, failing to attract support from the masses.

Five Recommendations from Stora’s Report and Why they Are Important

Benjamin Stora report is one of a number of efforts Macron has made to acknowledge France’s role in Algerian suffering, making him more progressive.

How Social Media Algorithms Change Migration Dynamics from the Maghreb

Methods‌ ‌of‌ ‌hiding‌ ‌and‌ ‌evading‌ ‌authorities‌ ‌are‌ ‌common‌ ‌in‌ ‌videos‌ ‌from‌ ‌many‌ ‌of‌ ‌these‌ ‌Maghreb‌ ‌vloggers‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌level‌ ‌of‌ ‌depiction‌ ‌and‌ ‌advice‌ ‌is‌ ‌further‌ ‌expanded‌ ‌on‌ ‌via‌ ‌comments‌ ‌under‌ ‌the‌ ‌video,‌ ‌even‌ ‌on‌ ‌a‌ ‌granular‌ ‌level‌ ‌of‌ ‌who‌ ‌to‌ ‌call‌ ‌when‌ ‌you‌ ‌get‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌city.‌

COVID-19 Puts Algeria on a More Precarious Path

Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany on 28 October 2020 for “in-depth medical examinations”, according to official sources, after contracting COVID-19, and after an outbreak among his aides.

Governance & Politics

Two decades on, the system and its leadership seem incapable of resolving these fundamental issues. Opposition parties are allowed to compete in elections, but they are unable to gain significant power on account of the way the system functions and the fact that the military and security establishment still decides important issues.

Following Election of New President, What Next for Algeria?

To a certain extent, Tebboune’s election makes sense because of his former position but also because as prime minister he was dismissed for criticizing the president’s clan, which enabled him to distance himself from the old regime during his election campaign. However, this may not be enough if protesters continue to reject his leadership.