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Algeria: Emmanuel Macron on the perilous path of memory


By tackling the sensitive subject of the Algerian war, the head of state risks robbing part of the country.

The meeting had not been entered on the official agenda.

It was revealed on Tuesday night in a late statement sent around 11 p.m.

“Today, the President of the Republic received at the Élysée Palace four of Ali Boumendjel's grandchildren to tell them, on behalf of France, what Malika Boumendjel would have liked to hear: Ali Boumendjel did not is not committed suicide.

He was tortured and then murdered ”,

we can read there.

After having already

"recognized, in the name of the French Republic, that (the Communist mathematician) Maurice Audin

was tortured then executed or tortured to death

by soldiers who had arrested him at his home",

Emmanuel Macron is therefore continuing the path started from the start of his five-year term.

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Algeria: facing the past, the armies are examining their conscience

"To look history in the face, to recognize the truth of the facts, will not make it possible to close wounds which are still open, but will help to pave the way for the future",

thus wants to believe the Head of State.

"Acting quickly is a way of showing Algeria that we are moving, and

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Source: lefigaro

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