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🇩🇿 Algeria: How will Bouteflika’s 20-year rule be remembered? | Al Jazeera English



Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has announced his resignation, weeks before his mandate is due to end.

The military veteran’s decision to step down followed six weeks of nationwide protests against his 20-year rule.

Many people in Algeria are calling for a complete overhaul of the political system they say is dominated by a military elite.

So how will Algeria’s long-time leader be remembered?

Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith looks back at his career.

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4 comments

  1. There were no riots whatsoever ! Do your homework properly before saying no sense.

  2. I think the president is wise … there is no conflict or war,,,,new era

  3. Thats what happens to any President if you stay in power TOO LONG !!!

  4. Boutefilka the dictator is the most corrupt in the history of our country

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