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Algerian President abandons bid for 5th term amid mass protests

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Monday that he is delaying the April 18 election and won't seek another term

‘It’s time to break the chains’: Across Algeria, roars for change

People of Algeria protested against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is in power since 1999 and is running for a fifth term. The protests began on February 22. (AP)

Algerian protestors celebrate as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announces he won't seek another term

Many Algerian students gathered for new protests and called for a general strike with posters reading "system, get out" or "Free Algeria", if President Bouteflika did not meet their demands soon. (AP)

Algerian protestors celebrate as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announces he won't seek another term

Hundreds of Algerian students gather under a tunnel in central Algiers to protest President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to seek a fifth term. (AP)

‘It’s time to break the chains’: Across Algeria, roars for change
Algerian protestors celebrate as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announces he won't seek another term

In a letter to the nation, released by the state media, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's announced that he was putting the country "in the hands of new generations". (AP)