Ailing big guns of Bouteflika era languish in prison

Djamel Ould Abbes, former secretary-general of the National Liberation Front (FLN) during the parliamentary election campaign in Algiers, 11 April 2017.
Djamel Ould Abbes, former secretary-general of the National Liberation Front (FLN) during the parliamentary election campaign in Algiers, 11 April 2017. © Nabil/APP/MaxPPP
The former FLN secretary-general Djamel Ould Abbès, who is serving an 8-year prison sentence, is experiencing serious health problems and was recently hospitalised. He joins several senior figures of the old regime who are also in prison and in poor health. [...] (564 words)
Issue dated 10/01/2023 Reading time 3 minutes

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