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France: Dozens oppose Bouteflika's re-election bid in Toulouse01:38

France: Dozens oppose Bouteflika's re-election bid in Toulouse

France, Toulouse
March 3, 2019 at 19:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

About 100 demonstrators gathered in the centre of Toulouse on Sunday to protest against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term in office.

People chanted, waving banners condemning the possible re-election.

The demonstrations were triggered by the announcement made by the 81-year-old Bouteflika that he would seek re-election in the April 18 presidential vote.

Bouteflika is due to formally apply for candidacy in the election later on Sunday.

France: Dozens oppose Bouteflika's re-election bid in Toulouse01:38
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About 100 demonstrators gathered in the centre of Toulouse on Sunday to protest against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term in office.

People chanted, waving banners condemning the possible re-election.

The demonstrations were triggered by the announcement made by the 81-year-old Bouteflika that he would seek re-election in the April 18 presidential vote.

Bouteflika is due to formally apply for candidacy in the election later on Sunday.