Algerians in Britain join global demonstrations against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been running the country since 1999 and is its longest-serving president. But his re-election bid for April's presidential run has prompted thousands to take to the streets and demonstrate.
The death anniversary of one of Algeria's most revered revolutionaries, Larbi Ben M'Hidi, coincides with massive protests across the country. Has Algeria's elite forgotten the resilience of the spirit that gave them power in the first place?
Angry young Algerians are threatening not to vote, which could undermine this week's parliamentary elections and the country's facade of democracy. But others push for a strong opposition in parliament to closely monitor the ruling party.
Algeria may have the right ingredients for a full-blown popular uprising, but the newly healed scars of the last civil war make Algerians think twice about revolting.
Algeria's evasive President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns back home following his visit to Geneva last week for medical checkups.
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