France recognizes its responsibility in the death of Maurice Audin

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to visit the widow of Maurice Audin, a Communist militant committed to the Algerian revolution, who was arrested and tortured to death in June 1957.

" Emmanuel Macron decided that it was time that the Nation accomplishes a work of truth" on the disappearance of Maurice Audin could we, moreover, read in a statement of the Elysee taken over by several French media.

The French president will request the opening of the archives relating to the Algerian revolution. The declassified archives will also concern the disappeared of the Algerian war. Emmanuel Macron calls on all the actors of the time to express themselves in the name of the duty of truth.

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