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Algeria: Unable to govern, unpopular regime uses repression to stay in power

The North Africa Journal 13 May 2021
The United Nations human rights office said it had received numerous reports of abuses in Algeria since weekly mass demonstrations by the Hirak pro-democracy movement resumed in February ... The Hirak protest movement was sparked in February 2019 over president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in office.
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Freedom of Speech, Assembly Under Attack in Algeria, UN Warns

Voa News 12 May 2021
Demonstrations have not been held in the streets of Algeria for most of the past year because of COVID-19 ... human rights office says it has received reports of security forces using unnecessary and disproportionate force against peaceful protesters ... human rights office is calling on ...
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UN voices ‘concern’ over abuses against Algeria protesters

The Arab Weekly 12 May 2021
The United Nations human rights office said it had received numerous reports of abuses in Algeria since weekly mass demonstrations by the Hirak pro-democracy movement resumed in February ... The Hirak protest movement was sparked in February 2019 over president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in office.
photo: AP / Fateh Guidoum
People take to the streets in the capital Algiers to protest against the government, for the 50th Friday running, in Algeria, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
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UN raises alarm over Algeria rights abuses

Middle East Online 11 May 2021
The United Nations human rights office said it had received numerous reports of abuses in Algeria since weekly mass demonstrations by the Hirak pro-democracy movement resumed in February ... The Hirak protest movement was sparked in February 2019 over president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term in office.
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Algeria to ban unauthorized protests

Jurist 11 May 2021
Algeria is set to ban ... In 2019, the movement engaged in widespread peaceful protests to speak out against Algeria’s former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika entering his fifth term in office. As of 2016, Algerian Presidents have been limited to serving two terms in office.
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Algeria wants protesters to say which banners they will use, as unauthorised demonstrations are banned

The New Arab 11 May 2021
Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country. Algeria will ban protests from taking place without prior approval from the government, more than two years after mass demonstrations ended the rule of long-term President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
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Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey

Hamodia 11 May 2021
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu discussed the issue with his counterparts in Iran, Algeria, Pakistan and Russia. According to a statement from his office, Erdogan told King Abdullah that the ...
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Middle EastIn Turkey, protests against Israel over surge in violence

Reuters 11 May 2021
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu discussed the issue with his counterparts in Iran, Algeria, Pakistan and Russia. According to a statement from his office, Erdogan told King Abdullah that the "inhumane" attacks against Palestinians were aimed at all Muslims, ...
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Flow Fund Project Manager (UNOPS International ICA contract)

Reliefweb 11 May 2021
Exact countries that the Flow Fund would invest in would be confirmed by feasibility studies and Country Offices & management’s interest in participating, but high potential countries are Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lebanon, Niger, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Pakistan.
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In Turkey, protests against Israel over surge in violence

The Jerusalem Post 10 May 2021
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu discussed the issue with his counterparts in Iran, Algeria, Pakistan and Russia. According to a statement from his office, Erdogan told King Abdullah that the "inhumane" attacks against Palestinians were aimed at all Muslims, adding ...
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With ambassador picks, Biden faces donor vs. diversity test

Federal News Radio 08 May 2021
So far, Biden has made two political appointments — retired career foreign service officer Linda Thomas-Greenfield for U.N ... His other nine nominees are all longtime career foreign service officers, picked to head up diplomatic missions in Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Cameroon, Lesotho, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Somalia and Vietnam.
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Antonio Guterres lays out vision for second term as UN chief

Times Union 08 May 2021
So their support is crucial ... Charter or the resolution ... “We have been informed that this support of the government of Ecuador expressed at the outset of the year (for Guterres seeking a second term) has been renewed by the new government that will take office in the coming weeks.”. During Friday’s question-and-answer session, Algeria’s U.N.
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Napoleon’s Death at 200: How Should Murderous Dictators Be Remembered?

The American Spectator 08 May 2021
Just kidding! ... Helena ... In the postwar years, the republic was restored but suffered terrible and embarrassing losses in liquidating its empire, most bloodily in Algeria and Vietnam. In the former case, dissident officers even sought to stage a coup against the republic and later assassinate (on multiple occasions) President Charles de Gaulle ... .
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With ambassador picks, Joe Biden faces donor vs diversity test

The Times of India 07 May 2021
His other nine nominees are all longtime career foreign service officers, picked to head up diplomatic missions in Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Cameroon, Lesotho, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Somalia and Vietnam ... as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer.
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UNHCR Niger Update Agadez: Refugees and asylum seekers in Agadez, April 2021

Reliefweb 30 Apr 2021
Niger has become a major hub for mixed movements northwards to Libya, Algeria and the Mediterranean while witnessing an increasing number of people fleeing Libya or being deported from Algeria on Nigerien territory. UNHCR Niger operation has opened a new office in Agadez in 2017, ...
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