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Algeria: Trial of Bouteflika-linked officials postponed in Algiers

Algeria, Algiers
December 02, 2019 at 19:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

The trial of officials and businessmen accused of corruption and associated to former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was postponed to December 4 by an Algiers court, Monday.

The defendants' lawyers boycotted the process, saying conditions for a trial had not been met.

The officials, including former prime ministers Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal, are being prosecuted on charges of embezzlement of public funds and abuse of power.

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The trial of officials and businessmen accused of corruption and associated to former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was postponed to December 4 by an Algiers court, Monday.

The defendants' lawyers boycotted the process, saying conditions for a trial had not been met.

The officials, including former prime ministers Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal, are being prosecuted on charges of embezzlement of public funds and abuse of power.

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