Some elements to understand the demonstrations of February 22nd

, by  Assafir Al-Arabi, Marwan Andalussi, Omar Benderra

What should we see behind the massive mobilization that took place on Friday, February 22nd in Algeria? In this interview with Marwan Andalussi, economist Omar Benderra explains the context in which this unprecedented social movement is taking place.

In particular, he puts into perspective the constructed vision of a mobilization in opposition to Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s announced fifth term of office, to show that this movement actually reveals a radical challenge to the regime and those who keep it in place.

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