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Algerians eat lunch in Ramadan protest

4 August 2013 Last updated at 01:56 BST

A group of Algerians have publically eaten lunch during Ramadan to demonstrate against the persecution of people who do not observe the religious fast.

Around 300 people in the north of the country made the protest, knowing there can be serious consequences for not fasting during the Muslim holy month.

Emily Thomas reports.

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