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US News What is October 17, 1961?

01:50  17 october  2021
01:50  17 october  2021 Source:   lejdd.fr

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The Paris massacre of 1961 occurred on 17 October 1961 , during the Algerian War (1954–62). Under orders from the head of the Parisian police, Maurice Papon, the French National Police attacked a demonstration by 30,000 pro-National Liberation Front (FLN) Algerians.

Sixty years ago, on October 17 , 1961 , at least 120 Algerians were killed by police during a demonstration in Paris. At the call of the French Federation of the National Liberation Front (FLN), at least 20,000 Algerians marched to peacefully defend a “Algerian Algeria” and denounce a To try to better understand the stakes of this commemoration, The world explains to you what happened on October 17 , 1961 and what it entailed. As the Algerian War (1954-1962) draws to a close, the tension between the Parisian police, then led by Maurice Papon – also involved in the raid of 1,600 Jews in

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On October 17, 1961, at least 120 Algerians were killed by the French police during a demonstration in Paris. At the Appeal of the Federation of France of the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN), nearly 20,000 people depart from Parisian suburbs to protest the curfew imposed on "Algerian workers". The Algerian war is close to the end, but the discussions for independence provoke many tensions in France. Between 29 August and October 3, 1961, the FLN kills 13 French policemen. The malaise within the police is important and some want to do justice themselves.

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On 17 October 1961 , the massacre took place in the context of the Algerian War (1954–62), which had become increasingly violent over the years. According to historian Jean-Luc Einaudi, a specialist on the massacre, some of the causes of the violent repression of the 17 October 1961 demonstration can best be understood in terms of the composition of the French police force itself, which still included many former members of the force in place during the World War II Vichy regime which had collaborated with the.

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Video: October 17, 1961: 60 years ago, a massacre in full Paris (France 24)

the police prefect About Maurice Papon , freshly decorated with the Commander Cross of the Legion of Honor by Charles de Gaulle but whose role in the deportation of the Bordeaux Jews during the Second World War is not yet known to all. It is he who imposes the curfew to interfere as much as possible the FLN. The latter wants to answer with an eventually prohibited but peaceful manifestation.

The repression is very violent. At the Bridge of Neuilly, on the great boulevards, on the Saint-Michel boulevards and Saint-Germain, the police are overflowed by the protesters too many for them. The rash shots are raining. Some police officers shoot at the protesters. FLN supporters, panicked, prefer to throw himself from the Saint-Michel bridge in the Seine. In total, there are at least 120 deaths, according to the work of British historians. On October 17, 2001, the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë, inaugurated on the Saint-Michel bridge a commemorative plaque dedicated to "the memory of the many Algerians killed during the bloody repression of the peaceful manifestation of October 17, 1961".

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