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Ghania Mouffok

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In Algiers, the Twenties Are No Longer the Best Years

[Image calling for the release of Mohand Kadi and Moez Bennecir. Image courtesy of Mondafrique.]

Two young activists, one is Algerian and the other is Tunisian. They look like two drops of water: thin, close fitting sweaters, Zara can be read on one of them, it is not a war cry, just a brand name, short and wise hair, clean shaven. The first, Mohand Kadi, is a student and activist with the Raj Association (The Assembly of Youth Action). He is only twenty-three years old. The other, Moez Bennecir, is an editing assistant and is twenty-five years old. This is the age ...

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A Alger, vingt ans n’est pas le plus bel age de la vie

[Image d'une affiche pour la libération de Mohand Kadi et Moez Bennecir. Image de Mondafrique.]

Deux jeunes activistes, l'un est algérien, le second est tunisien. Ils se ressemblent comme deux gouttes d'eau, minces, pull près du corps, Zara, peut-on lire sur l'un d'entre eux, ce n'est pas un cri de guerre, juste le nom d'une marque, cheveux courts et sages, rasés de près. Le premier Mohand Kadi est étudiant et militant de l'association Raj, rassemblement Action jeunesse, il n'a que vingt-trois ans. Le second, Moez Bennecir est assistant d'édition, il a vingt-cinq ...

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Ghania Mouffok

 

Ghania Mouffok is an independant writer and journalist based in Algiers. Her work has appeared in the Le Monde diplomatique, FranceInter, TV5 Monde, as as well as many other publications.