North Africa Roundup

  • Morroco

The Moroccan government is playing on Europe’s migration fears to garner support for its claims over Western Sahara. Read more on orientxxi.info

  • Algeria

In Algeria, protests continue despite Covid restrictions in order to mark the anniversary of the Hirak. Read more on aljazeera.com

President Tebboune dissolved the Algerian Parliament on 18 February and called for early partliamentary elections. Read more on lemonde.fr

These new measures only galvanised popular mobilisation. Read more on elwatan.com

  • Tunisia

Protests also continued in Tunisia. Read more on meshkal.org, on hrw.org and on globalvoices.org

Ennahda leader Rached Ghannouchi discusses the legacy of the 2011 revolution and the role of his party. Read more on middleeasteye.net

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