- Reporting Seen From Algiers: The Other Side of a Colonial War Warda Mohamed, 22 June In Algiers, what is commemorated on the 8th of May is not the Allied victory over Nazi Germany but the massacres of Algerian separatists by the French in Setif, Guelma and Kherrata and their areas. More than 70 years later and despite a few politicians’ speeches, the “country of human rights” has (...)
Algeria’s Independence: The Forgotten Protests that Forged a Nation
Mathieu Rigouste, 1 February
By the end of 1957, France claimed political dissent in Algieria had been eradicated. Yet soon the Algerian people were to take to the streets to reclaim their independence in a chapter that remains largely unknown.
On 11 December 1960, three years after the Battle of Algiers, large-scale (...)