This file photo taken circa 1950 shows Maurice Audin, a mathematician and member of the Algerian communist party, who went missing after being arrested on June 11, 1957, by French paratroopers. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Macron admits systematic torture by France in Algeria war, as he grapples with a brutal colonial legacy

President issues statement in call for truth about the 1957 disappearance of anti-colonial activist Maurice Audin, who was tortured by the French army

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This file photo taken circa 1950 shows Maurice Audin, a mathematician and member of the Algerian communist party, who went missing after being arrested on June 11, 1957, by French paratroopers. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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