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MARK CRISPIN MILLER

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Thousands rally in Algeria, defying ban

Pro-democracy rally begins in Algeria, defying ban

Thousands of people are holding a pro-democracy rally in Algeria’s capital Algiers, defying a government ban.

Scuffles broke out between the protesters and riot police and a number of people were reportedly arrested.

Algeria – like Egypt, Tunisia and other countries in the region – has recently witnessed demonstrations for greater freedoms and better living standards.


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