Algerians Take to Streets 2 Years After Start of Historic Protests That Led to President’s Resignation

HeadlineFeb 24, 2021

In Algeria, thousands took to the streets Monday, despite heavy police presence, to mark the second anniversary of mass demonstrations which led to the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 2019.

Abdou: “We stopped protesting for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but we have returned to resume the journey of the February 22nd protests and continue until our goals are achieved, God willing. The students will not stop and will return to the streets. Long live Algeria.”

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