"Seven weeks of protests have resulted in a long-awaited presidentsorti and the received power of men to quiver in their costumes. Now Abdelkader Bensalah appointed to övergångspresident in Algeria – but he is hardly a popular solution."
"It was an increasingly pressured president who finally fell to little the 2 april. The 82-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who ruled Algeria since 1999, submitted his resignation to the country's constitutional council."
"On Tuesday, met the parliament's two chambers to declare the presidency vacant and appoint a övergångspresident by the constitution to govern the country in a maximum of three months. In the meantime, a new election be held."
"It was, as expected, the 77-year-old Abdelkader Bensalah, speaker of parliament's upper chamber, which was awarded the task. A man who is already in the past been rejected specifically by the protestors in Algeria, which considers that the Bensalah represents the corrupt power center that must be cleared in order to bring about a change."
"the protest movement has instead expressed a desire to usher in a new political era that does not comply with the provisions of the constitution."
"– Bensalah, and all the members of the upper house of parliament, will nobbas of the people, " says the algerian political scientist Rachid Grim to the AFP news agency."
"Several opposition parties chose to boycott Tuesday's meeting in protest against Bensalah, but because the opposition represents only one-third of the members of parliament boycott has no effect."
"On 10 February announced the Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, then 81 years old, that he was going to run for a fifth term in presidential elections scheduled for 21 april. This is despite the fact that the constitution prohibits it."
"Abdelaziz Bouteflika has served as president since 1999. After a stroke in 2013, he is in a wheelchair and is rarely seen in public."
"the News brought reactions in the country and a protest was launched on Friday 22 February. In the capital Algiers, thousands of people gathered that, despite a demonstrationsförbud in force since 2001, had the intention to march towards the presidential palace to show their dissatisfaction. "
"the President's staff promised rapid political reforms, which is closest to the intensification of the protests. It criticized the prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia resigned and was replaced by Noureddine Bedoui."
"On 11 march, announced Abdelaziz Bouteflika that he withdraws his candidacy, and that the presidential election is postponed for an indefinite period of time. The news fanned the flames of anger further, and the protest movement was now a fact of life in large parts of the country. Large marches are organized every Friday since then. The requirements have come increasingly to align itself against the whole of the political elite, referred to as the "
"On april 2, 20 years after he was elected president, announced Abdelaziz Bouteflika, now aged 82 years, that he depart."