The Algerian regime claimed an overwhelming (and totally unbelievable) 97% ’yes’ vote and 80% turnout in its referendum on a ’peace and reconciliation charter’, held on 29 September. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said this would draw a line under the brutal civil war which erupted in 1992.

50 years ago saw the outbreak of the Algerian revolution against French imperialism. But the fruits of that successful revolution have been stolen by the FLN regime and denied to the country’s workers and youth. Today’s conditions are preparing the ground for a new social explosion.

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