Algeria’s anti-immigrant hysteria is hiding government failings

Credit: AA

Originally published at on 13 July 2017

“They must be exterminated like rats”, “go home”, “it’s an interior occupation”, “they are violating and spreading AIDS in our cities” was how some Algerians reacted to images of sub-Saharan migrants living in “settlements” in the capital last month, using the hashtag #NoToAfricansInAlgeria.