Algeria: Regime lifts 1992 emergency decree

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February 22, 2011
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"Algeria's government declared an end to a nearly two-decade state of emergency Tuesday, its state news agency announced, lifting restrictions on freedom of speech and assembly imposed to combat an Islamist insurgency. The country's Council of Ministers approved the repeal Tuesday, the state-run Algeria Press Service reported." (02/22/11)  

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