Singer Raja Meziane’s political music video Allo le Système! has been viewed more than 35 million times on YouTube this year.
Despite failing to secure a record deal in Algeria, she has continued to post her anti-government songs online.
She tells BBC Arabic how exile led to her becoming the sound of protest for tens of thousands of young people in the country she left behind.
A film by Fethi Benaissa, Matthew Cassel and Mai Noman.