Demonstrations in Paris to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the suppression of Algerians

Paris – (AFP) Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday afternoon shouting “October 17, 1961, a state crime,” sixty years after the massacre of Algerians who came to demonstrate peacefully in the capital against the imposition of a curfew, according to an AFP journalist. Behind a sign that read: “To recognize … Read more

Spanish rescuers search for 12 missing migrants after boat from Algeria overturns

Rescuers searched the seas of southern Spain on Sunday for 12 migrants who went missing after their boat capsized during an attempted crossing into land from Algeria, the Spanish coast guard said. A rescue operation was launched after a Norwegian sailboat reported picking up an Algerian man in the sea about seven nautical miles off … Read more

Commemorations in France of the 1961 massacre of Algerians | Emmanuel Macron News

Historians say that on October 17, 1961, at least 120 Algerian protesters were killed by the Paris police during demonstrations against discriminatory policies. Commemorations were held to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloody crackdown by the police in Paris against a demonstration by Algerians that took place during the final year of the struggle … Read more

Paris massacre: 60 years later, France must face its colonial past | History

“The most violent contemporary state repression ever applied to a street protest in Western Europe.” This is how British historians Jim House and Neil MacMaster de mass murder of Algerians peacefully protesting in Paris on October 17, 1961, during the period now known as the Algerian War. The protesters – 30,000 pro-independence Algerians – demonstrated … Read more

Pécresse recalls that in the same year 22 police officers were murdered by the FLN

Guest of the RTL-Le Figaro-LCI Grand Jury this Sunday, the presidential candidate regretted Emmanuel Macron’s silence about the crimes of the FLN. «I would have liked the president to call out the 22 dead police officers who were murdered by the FLN in the same year, in 1961.», Valérie Pécresse confirmed at the microphone of … Read more

Macron condemns what he described "For unforgivable crimes" Against the Algerians in 1961 in Paris – AlJazeera Channel Al Jazeera

Macron condemns what he described as “unforgivable crimes” against Algerians in 1961 in ParisAl Jazeera Channel Tebboune calls for tackling the memory of France away from ‘colonial thinking’Sky News Arabia Sky News Arabia …October 17, 1961: Tebboune calls to process memory files with an ovenFrance 24 / FRANCE 24 Arabic Tebboune criticizes French parties suffering … Read more

Macron denounces ‘unforgivable’ Algerian protest massacre in Paris | Protests News

President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned as “unforgivable” a deadly crackdown by the Paris police against a 1961 protest by Algerians, the magnitude of which had been obscured by French authorities for decades. Macron told family members and activists on the 60th anniversary of the bloodshed that “crimes” had been committed on the night of … Read more

President Macron condemns ‘unforgivable’ crackdown on Algerians protest in Paris in 1961

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned the deadly crackdown by the Paris police against a 1961 protest by Algerians, the magnitude of which was a taboo subject for decades glossed over by French authorities as “unforgivable”. Macron told family members and activists on the 60th anniversary of the bloodshed that “crimes” were committed on … Read more

France commemorates Paris massacre amid tensions with Algeria | News

Paris, France – Sixty years ago, Algerians in Paris were arrested, murdered and drowned in the Seine by French police. Months before the end of the Algerian War, they peacefully demonstrated against a curfew. Archives estimate that between 100 and 300 people died, but there is no exact figure. Historian Fabrice Riceputi says this is … Read more