Soldiers from 13 former French African colonies will march down the Champs Elysées in Paris on July 14 as part of France’s Bastille Day celebrations. However, human rights groups are concerned that some of the soldiers involved may be war criminals.
It is meant to be a gesture to celebrate 50 years’ independence for France’s former African colonies. Soldiers from 13 African countries will march down the Champs Elysées on July 14 as part of France’s traditional “Bastille Day” parade.
Date created : 2010-07-13