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February 21, 2011 3:28 pm

Algeria: Riot Police Crack down on Protesters in Algiers

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Reuters – Algerian police in riot gear on Saturday surrounded about 500 protesters trying to stage a march through the capital inspired by uprisings in other parts of the Arab world in defiance of a ban.

A Reuters reporter at the scene said a group chanting “Algeria — free and democratic!” tried to reach May 1 Square in the city centre to begin the protest march but were driven two blocks away by police using batons.

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