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France admits 'torture and murder' of Algerian freedom fighter
French forces “tortured and murdered” Algerian freedom fighter Ali Boumendjel during his country’s war for independence, President Emmanuel Macron admitted Tuesday, officially reappraising a death that was covered up as a suicide. Macron made the admission “in the name of France” during a meeting with Boumendjel’s grandchildren. The move comes after Macron stoked outrage in […]
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