The 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) underway in Glasgow has brought together government officials and representatives of civil society from around the world to try to find a way to avoid the worst effects of the impending crisis.
In the year preceding the Covid-19 pandemic, Algeria witnessed widespread dissent in what became known as the Hirak protest movement after former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his campaign for a fifth term in office.
Abdul Aziz Bouteflika, president of Algeria for the last twenty years, has resigned in the face of largely peaceful protests around the country. Mr. Bouteflika has been in the public eye since the war of liberation against France, more than sixty years ago.