Tens of thousands of Algerian students extend protests against Bouteflika

Police try to disperse students who are protesting against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's plan to extend his 20-year rule by seeking a fifth term in Algiers, Algeria, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Algerian students protested in the capital and other cities for a fifth day running on Tuesday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plan to extend his 20-year rule by seeking a fifth term, witnesses said. It was the fifth day of demonstrations but the first covered by state media after […]

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