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Algeria frees first democracy activists after presidential pardons


Algeria has released more than 30 pro-democracy activists from jail, including a prominent journalist, in the first batch freed under presidential pardons. It comes ahead of the second anniversary of a popular uprising, which swept former strongman Abdelaziz Bouteflika from power in 2019.

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