Algeria, Democracy and the Left
Newsclick Production, Dec. 23, 2011
Samia Zennadi, a writer and an activist discusses the political situation in Algeria with Newsclick. While agreeing that the events in the Arab world and pro-democracy movements will have an impact on Algeria as well, she also focuses on the past suchmovements. She discusses the weakness of the secular and left forces in Algeria and contrasts it with the kind of grass-root support that Islamist forces are able to generate.