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Algerians: Opposition to continue

Algerian opposition groups said yesterday they would follow up the protest they held this weekend by calling a demonstration in the capital every Saturday until the government is changed.

ALGIERS – Algerian opposition groups said yesterday they would follow up the protest they held this weekend by calling a demonstration in the capital every Saturday until the government is changed.

Several hundred protesters, inspired by revolts which overthrew entrenched leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, defied a police ban and protested in Algiers on Saturday. But thousands of riot police blocked a planned march through the city.

 
 
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