Macron condemns 'crimes' against 1961 Algerian protests in Paris


Macron told relatives and activists on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the bloodshed that "crimes" were committed on the night of 17 October, 1961, under the command of Paris police chief Maurice Papon.

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President Emmanuel Macron has described the deadly crackdown by Paris police on a peaceful protest by Algerians as "unforgivable for the republic", going further than his predecessors in admitting crimes which French authorities had covered up for decades., reports RFI.