Algerians mark a year of protests with fresh demonstrations

Al Jazeera | Feb 14, 2020 at 5:13 PM
  • Thousands of Algerians have rallied in the capital, Algiers, to commemorate one year since the beginning of a protest movement demanding the departure of an ailing leader and sweeping reforms, including an overhaul of the ruling elite.
  • In the weeks that followed, two former prime ministers, several ex-ministers and prominent businessmen were arrested on corruption charges.
  • Even without the political unrest, the new government faces a difficult economic year.