Macron decries ‘inexcusable’ Algerian protest massacre in Paris

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Ceremonies are taking place in Paris to mark 60 years since a massacre of Algerian independence protesters.

Emmanuel Macron has become the first French president to attend a memorial event, but he stopped short of issuing a formal apology.

Macron described the police crackdown as an “unforgiveable crime”.

The precise number of victims is unknown, but some historians say several hundred people were killed.

Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports.

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