Macron denounces France's 'barbaric' past in Algeria

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Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's comments, during a trip to Algiers, that French colonial past in Algeria included crimes against humanity, which he said 'we must face up to also by apologising to those who were hurt', have been slammed by his far-right and conservative rivals, the latter describing his move as 'unworthy'.

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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has refused to back down after his far-right rival attacked him for comments he made condemning France’s colonial past in Algeria, reports The Guardian.