People carry a flag during a protest against Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in Algiers on March 8, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Thousands in Algeria protest against fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

  • Despite warning from ruler, who is out of the country getting medical treatment, protesters took to the streets across the country
  • Opposition politician Rachid Nekkaz was arrested for trespassing at the hospital in Geneva where Bouteflika is being treated
Topic |   Africa

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People carry a flag during a protest against Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in Algiers on March 8, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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