His message — followed by the formal submission of his candidacy for the April 18 poll by his campaign manager Abdelghani Zaalane — failed to win hearts as new protests hit the capital and other cities. In central Algiers, hundreds of mostly young demonstrators rallied peacefully overnight and into the early hours of Monday as a helicopter buzzed overhead and police deployed gradually across the city. In third city Constantine, lawyers announced an indefinite strike and a local journalist told AFP that 1, people took to the streets. In downtown Algiers, dozens of highschool students were quickly surrounded by police when they tried to protest and undergraduates at a university in the city boycotted campus.
2019 ALGERIA HOLIDAYS
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Ahmed Gaid Salah says election date should be announced in mid-September, lashes out at opponents of vote. Angry at unemployment, corruption and an elderly elite seen as out of touch with the young, Algerians have been relentless in taking to the streets since February to protest, initially against the ailing Bouteflika's plans to remain in office, and then for the removal of all remnants of a secretive political and military establishment that has dominated the country for decades. Days after Bouteflika stepped down on April 2, upper house speaker Abdelkader Bensalah was appointed interim president. One of his first actions was to call presidential elections for July 4, but the date was later scrapped.