ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad said Saturday that the National Day of Remembrance, decreed by President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, keeps the massacres of 8 May 1945 "engraved in our memory" and "rooted in the conscience of the Algerians."
ALGIERS- Algeria's attachment to a complete settlement of the Memory question, which must lead to definitive recognition, by France, of its crimes against the Algerian people, repentance and fair compensation is a "position of principle," Minister of Communication, Government Spokesman Ammar Belhimer said on Friday.
ALGIERS – French historian Benjamin Stora’s report on the National Liberation War "ignored" the massacres of May 8, 1945, said historian Mohammed Ould si Kaddour El-Korso, calling this bloody episode a "genocide".
ALGIERS- French historian and political analyst Olivier Le Cour Grandmaison called on President Emmanuel Macron to recognize “in a precise and detailed manner” the crimes perpetrated on 8 May 1945 in Algiers by the colonial France as “crimes of war and against humanity.”
ALGIERS- The celebrations commemorating the massacres of 8 May 1945 were launched Saturday, in Algiers, at the initiative of the Association of Former Algerian Muslim Scouts.