Algeria: latest analysis

Algeria: latest analysis

The dismissal and subsequent arrest of General Bouazza Ouassini — the powerful head of the Direction Général de la Sécurité Intérieure (DGSI) — was not unexpected, as Algeria Focus has explained in considerable depth over the past three months. Nevertheless, it has...
The Hirak and its parallel with the FIS in 1991

The Hirak and its parallel with the FIS in 1991

The reinvigorated Hirak — in combination with the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and collapsing oil prices — suggest that Algeria is heading into a perfect storm in which the line is being increasingly sharply drawn between the people (the Hirak) and the military regime....