"Several thousand people are demonstrating across Algeria and accuse president Abdelaziz Bouteflika of trying to extend his rule despite the fact that he yesterday announced that he will not stand for a fifth term of office."
"Many are wary of the president and the tracks that he will try to maintain itself."
"In the capital of Algiers, launched protests on Tuesday, like many times before, the last few weeks, of the students."
" Students oppose the extension of the fourth term of office, the chanting of the crowd among other things."
"A number of police cars parked at the square, the Place de la Grande Poste, who stood in the centre of the protests since they first broke out a few weeks ago."
"Exhortations to go out and demonstrate, began to spread on social media since Bouteflika in connection with that he withdrew his candidacy on Monday also announced that the presidential elections would have been held 18 april, will be cancelled. No new date has not been set, and many fear that it is all simply a charade in order to keep Bouteflika in power."
"In another post on social media accused the president of trying to manipulate the system, including as a result of that he moved the minister of the interior Noureddine Bedoui to the post of prime minister, which he took over after the most ordinary Ahmed Ouuiya."
"Bouteflika has said that an election date will be nailed at a"
"The algerian leader, who is wheelchair bound, and almost never appearing in public after having had a stroke in 2013, stated Monday that his decision on the presidential election had to do with the"
"Several algerian media, writing incredulously about the Bouteflikas recent move, influential Liberté, call it for example, a "
"The former colonial power France has gently"
"Algeria has some 42 million inhabitants, is Africa's largest country. The country's exports of oil and gas account for 95 percent of export revenues and 60 percent of the state budget."
"Algeria was a French colony from 1830, and became independent in 1962 after a nearly eight-year long and bloody liberation war."
"Demonstrations in October 1988 did the authorities declared a state of emergency. Democratic reforms were introduced, but when the islamist party FIS won the elections in 1991, stepped the military, which triggered a civil war that claimed around 200 000 people between 1992 and 2002. The armed islamist group GIA was accused of much of the violence."
"During the civil war won Abdelaziz Bouteflika presidential elections in 1999 with the military's support. He launched a försoningsprogram who led thousands of militants to lay down their arms."
"in the presidential elections In april 2014 and won Bouteflika for the fourth time. According to the official figures, he received 81 per cent of the votes."
"the parliamentary Elections in 2017 gave Bouteflikas the party of the FLN and samarbetspartiet RND absolute majority in parliament."
"After the massive protests at the beginning of 2019 announced the sjuklige Bouteflika that he will not stand for a fifth term of office."