Boycotting the election is a form of political stand in which the Algerian citizens are refusing to give the government any legitimacy.
Carnegie’s Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck sets up the country’s May 4 parliamentary elections.
Following the Arab uprisings, the Algerian regime exhibited a remarkable degree of stability and continuity as it adapted to the new local, regional and international realities.
Algeria is facing many challenges however the major issues are socio-economic.
Women continue to face challenges in accessing the higher echelons of political power, but also in playing a more substantive role in the policymaking process.
Algeria’s myriad Islamist parties are either barred from the elections or internally divided over whether to support the government or join the opposition, limiting their chances of success.
Conflicts and insecurity in the Maghreb and Sahel are increasingly becoming interdependent and altering the regional security terrain.
A primer on Algeria’s upcoming legislative elections, parliament, candidates, and registered voters.
While preparing the population for austerity measures, the Algerian government is still scrambling for alternatives to avoid them.
Tales of Algeria’s impending implosion are, frankly, ridiculous.