Macron apologises for French treatment of Algerian Harki fighters

French President Emmanuel Macron

French president Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a ceremony in memory of the Harkis, Algerians who helped the French Army in the Algerian War of Independence, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on September 20, 2021. 

Photo credit: Gonzalo Fuentes | Pool | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande in 2016 accepted "the responsibilities of French governments in the abandonment of the Harkis".



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