French in Algeria: Inhumanity exposed

jenyan1 jenyan1 at
Mon May 14 13:02:48 MDT 2001

In the current issue of Al-Ahram Weekly there is a fairly lengthy piece
about Ahmed Ben Bella, the prime minister of Algeria immediately after
independence. Besides being interesting for what it reveals about the
radical-leftish Asian and African nationalism of the 1950-60's, the
article also contains some snippets about the French settler colonialism
of a kind rarely found in the western press.

On Mon, 14 May 2001, Ulhas Joglekar wrote:

> The Hindu on
> Sunday, May 13, 2001
> Inhumanity exposed
> Gen. Aussaresses' book has the dubious virtue of having rent the veil of
> silence over France's actions in Algeria.

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