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· December, 2009

Stories about Algeria from December, 2009

Algerian Jews

  15 December 2009

Alle, at the Maghreb Politics Review, discusses Algerian Jews from a historical perspective in this post.

Egypt: And this one goes to Djamila Bouhired

  15 December 2009

Algeria's 75-year-old activist and revolutionist Djamila Bouhired is ill and is beseeching her country and countrymen to finance her medical treatment. The news has infuriated many Egyptian bloggers who see her as an Arab icon and a hero.

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Young Leaders from Sweden and Middle East in Dialogue

  3 December 2009

Last month, the Swedish Institute in Paris hosted a meeting of 26 young people from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Sweden to improve dialogue between opinion leaders in Sweden, the Middle East and North Africa. Global Voices in French was there.

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Arab World: Reactions to the Swiss Ban on Minarets

  1 December 2009

On Sunday, November 29, 57.5% of Swiss voters approved a ban on the construction of new minarets atop mosques, paving the way for a constitutional amendment. The ban has sparked mixed reactions throughout the Arab and Muslim blogospheres: While some bloggers are outraged, others make the point that banning minarets does not hinder practicing the faith.

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