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2:40pm Twitter is buzzing with reports of the role of women in today's protests in Algiers, with some saying that police are tageting and arresting women. There are several photos of female protesters being hauled off by police on the wires.
14:10pm Retuers news agency reports that Algerian police have blocked the centre of the capital city of Algiers, preventing anti-government protesters from joining the small groups of protesters in May 1 Square for a planned march through the city. Those already in the square have been "hemmed in". We've hadother reports, though, of protesters breaking police lines and entering the square.
Arrests have been made, though the numbers have not yet been confirmed - one spokeman for the RCD opposition party says 1,000 demonstrators have been arrested while a spokesman for the interior ministry says 14 people were "detained and immediately released".
13:35pm Several pro-democracy demonstrators, inspired by the Egyptian revolution, ignore official ban and march in the capital Algiers. More details here.
13:33pm AliBekki posted this video on YouTube on February 11th, allegedly showing the police beating a protester. We can not verify the authentiy of the video.
13:13PM About 50 people shouted anti-government slogans in a square in Algeria's capital on Saturday.