— DANS MA BULLE (@Nime_BD) November 4, 2019
For example, one of his works depicts the army chief, Lt.-Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah, as he kneels at the feet of current Algerian presidential candidate and former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and attempts to fit a shoe onto his foot in the manner of Disney’s Cinderella.Tebboune, a staunch loyalist of the country’s former strongman Abdelaziz Bouteflika, is seen by many as the candidate with the most political support by the military and ruling elite.Amine was arrested on Tuesday, after plain-clothed authorities raided his office in the city of Oran and confiscated his work. He is expected to stand trial on December 5.Widespread protests erupted in February 2019 in Algeria following the announcement that despite his worsening health, the 82-year-old Bouteflika had planned to stay in power after 20 years of unchallenged rule. Bouteflika resigned in April, but the elections remain highly controversial, as most of the other officials in power from Bouteflika’s regime haven’t followed suit.
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Author: The Jerusalem Post