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What Algeria and Sudan Can Learn From Egypt: Lessons From a Failed Revolution

Image result for What Algeria and Sudan Can Learn From EgyptEight years after the Arab Spring transfixed the world, the Middle East has once again lit up with protest. In April, popular movements in Algeria and Sudan forced the ouster of two long-serving autocrats: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned on April 2, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power on April 11.

These uprisings show obvious parallels with the 2011 revolution in Egypt that led to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. In both…MORE:  foreignaffairs

Is Algeria the Third?

Algeria’s police crack down on protesters Algeria rocked by clashes as activists take on riot police by Lesley Yarranton, Sunday Mirror 13/02/2011 More than 400 protesters were arrested as riot police fired plastic bullets at pro-democracy ­activists in Algeria yesterday.…