RIGHT NOW IN ALGERIA: Watch Riot Police Beat Back Throngs Of Protesters

Here’s a cell phone video from Algiers just retweeted by Nick Kristof. It shows riot police beating back protesters; and protesters swarming riot police.

As many as 35,000 or every available policeman are on call in Algeria to stamp out protests before they grow.

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