Featured stories about Algeria
Stories about Algeria
12 July 2014
12 May 2014
Mohand Kadi and Moez Benncir had the misfortune of sipping a coffee on a terrace at the same time as opposition movement Barakat! staged a demonstration ahead of presidential elections.
18 April 2014
20 March 2014
Independent television network Al-Atlas TV, known for broadcasting Algerian opposition viewpoints without any restriction or censorship, was shut down by Algerian authorities on March 11.
2 March 2014
Netizens in Algeria are speaking up against a 4th term of the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their actions, initiatives and protests are documented through the hashtag #DZ2014.
17 February 2014
Djamel Ghanem faces prison for an unpublished cartoon that compares Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's possible fourth term to baby diapers.
11 February 2014
After 21-year-old Babaousmail Azzedine was murdered in public and Algerian police failed to investigate, citizen journalists took matters into their own hands. Abdou Semmar reports.
9 February 2014
Five of the most celebrated French-language African films (award-winning or not) that have left their mark on an entire generation of movie-watchers.
4 February 2014
24 years old, Abdelghani Aloui, Algerian Cyberactivist is incarcerated since the 25th of September 2013. His charge ? Posting on Facebook , photos and caricatures deemed offensive of Algeriant President...
31 January 2014
Protests, which shook El Guerrara town, exposed violent practices by the police in Algeria. Netizens filmed and denounced these practices. Abou Semmar reports.