There’s new political uncertainty in Algeria. The Army chief-of-staff is turning against his boss, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, seeking to have him declared unfit for office.
The move follows weeks of protests against the president.
CGTN’s Adel el Mahrouky reports.
William Lawrence on why Algerians are seeking political change
President Bouteflika entered office 20 years ago, meaning about half of Algeria’s population has known no other leader. For more on the significance of the protests against Bouteflika – and his potential ouster – CGTN’s Mike Walter spoke with William Lawrence, a professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University.