The Algerian Ministry of Communication (AMC) said that preserving and defending memory is a sacred duty with which we will pursue France today and every day until it fully recognizes its responsibility for her crimes against the Algerian people.
The ministry has issued a statement on the occasion of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the massacres of October 17, 1961, committed by the French against Algerian immigrants to France.
The statement added Algeria commemorates tomorrow, Sunday the 60th anniversary of the massacres of October 17, 1961, perpetrated by the French police in Paris with all brutality and barbarity against the peaceful Algerian immigrants demanding freedom, sovereignty, and independence. For their country and people.
The statement continued to say that these civilians were subjected to the most horrific forms of oppression, abuse, torture, and assassination, which on one day left 300 martyrs, including women, children, and the elderly, in a country that falsely marketed itself as a human rights defender.
And the statement stressed that the streets of Paris and the River Seine, where the handcuffed Algerians were thrown, still bear witness to those horrific massacres, which remain a disgrace to France with its record of crimes against humanity and humanity, such as its use of internationally prohibited weapons such as napalm, nuclear explosions, genocide, exile and assassinations and displacement for more than a century and thirty years of its colonization of Algeria.
The statement affirmed that throughout this difficult period, the Algerians remained like a solid structure, united in their heroic struggle against the brutal French colonialism, which was embodied in the demonstrations of October 17, 1961.
The statement of AMC indicated the Algerian people are proud to commemorate annually and to pass it on to successive generations as a common heritage to the descendants of the heroes of the glorious November Revolution.
The statement pointed out that introducing these immortal historical stations is a national duty, and preserving and defending memory is a sacred duty that we will pursue France with today and every day.