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France accelerates declassification of secrecy

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a decision on Tuesday to speed up the declassification of secret documents related to Algeria's 1954-62 independence war from France. The move comes from a series of measures taken by Macron to unite France with its colonial past and address its brutal history with Algeria, which had been under French rule for 132 years until its independence in 1962. The French Presidency said in a statement that archival services will now be allowed to use a new procedure to…

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