Algerian artists to hold virtual concert to support detained protesters

France 24 | May 23, 2020 at 4:34 PM
  • Algerian artists are holding an online concert Saturday evening in support of anti-government protesters detained in the country’s prisons and freedom of expression.
  • Free Algeria, a group that brings together collectives of Algerians in several European countries and the US, came up with the idea for the event.
  • Artists on the line-up for the hour-long virtual event include Algerian-Quebecois group Labess, Gnawa rocker Cheikh Sidi Bemol and singer Amel Zen.