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Latest update : 2012-10-19

Too much or not enough? French president acknowledges 1961 massacre of Algerians

The French president acknowledges the 1961 Paris roundup and massacre of scores of Algerians demonstrating for independence, but should François Hollande have served up a full-blown apology? François Picard’s panel looks at how a nation deals with a dark – some even say hidden - chapter in its past.

  • Nadir DENDOUNE, Journalist, Author of "War Journal of a Pacifist";
  • Olivier LAMBERT, Documentary filmmaker, "The Forgotten Night - October 17, 1961";  
  • Richard WAGMAN, Honorary Chairman, French-Jewish Peace Union:
  • Stephen CLARK, Author.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Shamira Muhammad, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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