Algeria protests: One year since anti-gov't rallies began

Many Algerians say they are still fighting for freedom, 58 years after independence from France.


    Larger than normal Friday protests are expected in Algeria.

    It is the first anniversary of the beginning of the mass movement that overthrew Algeria's longest ruler.

    Despite the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, protesters demand freedom and democracy as well as the removal of who they call "the ruling elite".

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.


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