Algerian policemen surround protesters during a demonstration against Algeria’s president’s candidacy for a fifth term, on February 22, 2019 in Algiers. Photo: AFP

Hundreds defy ban on protests to demonstrate against fifth term for ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

  • Bouteflika, 81, uses a wheelchair and has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013
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Algerian policemen surround protesters during a demonstration against Algeria’s president’s candidacy for a fifth term, on February 22, 2019 in Algiers. Photo: AFP
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