· March, 2008

Stories about Algeria from March, 2008

Algeria: Language Revitalisation Opens Old Wounds

  7 March 2008

“Not everyone welcomes language revitalisation efforts,” writes Lameen Souag from Algeria. “Apart from anything else, it often implies that a major decision taken by you or your parents – to speak to the children in a different language – was wrong, and, by increasing your exposure to the endangered language...

Algeria: Decoding Ahmadinejad

  4 March 2008

“There has been much discussion over the proper way to pronounce — and even transliterate — the current Iranian president's last name,” writes Nouri, from Algeria, who shares his thoughts on how best to write Mahmood Ahmadinejad's name.