Massinissa Benlakehal

Massinissa Benlakehal is a journalist based between Algiers and Tunis. His articles and photographs focus on issues relating to various social, political and security topics, as well as local development in North African, including Algeria, Tunisia and the Sahel. After having worked for Algerie Presse Service (APS) for two years, Benlakehal decided to become a freelance journalist.

Algeria's Presidential Election and the Barakat Movement

April 04, 2014

As the presidential election draws near, Algerian political activists are speaking up. [Note: Click here to view the photo feature.] With the backing of Algeria's powerful state institutions, incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is overwhelmingly expected to win the April 17 presidential election.