Khaled Drareni’s arrest in March after his coverage of demonstrations by the "Hirak" protest movement drew widespread condemnation among protesters and media watchdog groups.
The memorial initiative comes at a time when rapprochement between the two countries has started to take shape. However, France is yet to formally apologise for its brutal colonial past.
The beheadings, sexual violence, torture and militant secularism of colonial France draws a contemporary parallel.
A global reexamination of the legacy of colonialism has been unleashed by the May killing of unarmed African American George Floyd by a white police officer, which sparked mass protests around the world.
Algerians fought colonialism for the more than 132 years, now they're fighting to build a better country.
Tensions regarding France’s colonial past resonate today as calls grow to re-examine the statues of colonisers in public spaces.
Algerian women bravely waged a battle against colonialism and patriarchy. Today, their legacy continues to inspire a new generation in the struggle for justice.
French colonisation of Algeria endured for 132 years from 1830 to 1962 and the country lost over 1.5 million people with some estimates ranging as high as 5 million.
Algerian President Tebboune received the remains of 24 of the independence fighters killed during the Algerian popular resistance against French colonialism between 1838 and 1865.
On May 8, 1945, French colonial forces launched a wave of repression in Algeria that killed thousands - the same day Europeans celebrated the end of World War II.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
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