Lifting Veil on Algeria War Trauma, France Eases Access to Archives

Historians say there are still impediments to their research on the Algerian War, which remains sensitive in France, and point to the resealing of tens of thousands of once-public documents last year.

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Report Aims at ‘Reconciling’ France and Algeria, Its Former Colony

A government-commissioned study offers proposals to address longstanding grievances. But it does not recommend an official apology and skirts the issue of systemic torture by French troops.

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