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· February, 2011

Stories about Algeria from February, 2011

25 February 2011

Will Algeria Follow Tunisia and Egypt?

The two attempts by the National Coordination for Change and Democracy to organize a march in Algiers on February 12 and 19, 2011, failed, mostly because of the security measures...

21 February 2011

Arab World: The Great Social Media Debate

For months it seems, a debate has been raging over the role of social media in demonstrations. More recently, that debate has focused on Tunisia and Egypt, where sites like...

20 February 2011

Algeria: Protesters Hurt as Police Try to Halt Demonstration

Algeria's government attempted to stave off a second large demonstration at May 1 Square on Saturday, February 19. A large police presence kept downtown Algiers open, but several protesters were...

Arab World: The Uprisings Continue

It's revolution time across the Arab world, with people rising and calling for political, economic and social reforms. Rallies, demonstrations and protests across the region are flooding our timelines, with...

19 February 2011

Middle East: The Dictator's Handbook now in Bahrain

All of a sudden, many ageing Arab regimes found themselves under the fire of their protesting peoples. But will the same routes taken by both the regimes and the protesters...

12 February 2011

Algeria: Protesters at #Feb12 March Arrested, Beaten

Protests have taken down two dictators in Tunisia and Egypt but the Algerian authorities have been successful so far in holding down protests that started soon after the Tunisian revolts...

1 February 2011

Arab World: A Revolution Time-Table

An Arab revolution time-table is being circulated online, with potential revolution dates pencilled in for Sudan, Syria, Algeria, Libya and Morocco. The dates are January 30 (Sudanese students are already...