Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of Algeria to protest authoritarian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Yet the demand for change also reflects cracks within the ruling regime.
Hocine Belalloufi is an activist in the Parti Socialiste des Travailleurs (PST) in Algiers. His works include La démocratie en Algérie. Réforme ou révolution? and Grand Moyen Orient: guerres ou paix?