TRIBUNE. The story has resumed in Algeria, rejoices the writer Djemila Benhabib in a tribune to the „World“, but, if build a new world is now possible, it is necessary „to start with the beginning“, it that is, to repeal an archaic family code for women.
Tribune. I suddenly dreamed again. Unbridled dreams. Dreams in disorder, title of a famous poem by Bashir Hadj Ali, rumored many times, scanning the horizon, hoping for a sign, a breath, a caress, a laugh, a cry … collective. The end of the crash. Here we are ! These popular, grandiose, joyful and peaceful demonstrations from one end of the country to the other, as well as in the diasporas, bring immense hope.
This was the case in 1988 with the beginning of the democratic adventure. More than twenty years before the famous „Arab Spring“ of 2011. It was a first! We began to live frantically after twenty-seven years of single party and single television.
So many locks had jumped! To hold a simple newspaper in his hands, „a real one,“ was an intense happiness. The independent written press is born of this desire for freedom, with derisory means. It was enough to be three to start a political party. Sixty were born between 1989 and 1991. Discover freedom of association, multipartyism and freedom of expression made us dizzy.