Algerian war of independence: France admits ‘torture and murder’ of freedom fighter

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    French forces “tortured and murdered” Algerian freedom fighter #AliBoumendjel 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. FRANCE 24’s Oussama Senouci tells us more.

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