04/02/2011 - VGAYET-Béjaïa (SIWEL) - Dozens of youths tried in the early evening of Thursday, February 3 to set fire to the headquarters of the Popular Assembly of Amizour, learned Siwel. Clashes erupted between young protesters and police dispatched to protect the municipal building, the source said.
The police have used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators, according to an eyewitness. According to our source, the youths who tried to set fire to the headquarters demanding the departure of the CPA executive members of municipal Amizour and protest against the management of affairs of their commune.
The young protesters also criticized the mayor for having among other things, handpicked recipients of commercial space for young unemployed in the municipality, said the witness.
Other citizens converged in number to the headquarters of the CPA to protect the building targeted by youth before entering talks with them.
The event has also been an opportunity for the people of the town of Amizour to denounce the policy of the mayor whose management is considered for some time "catastrophic."