REFUGEES FROM ALGERIA AND CORSICA NATIONALIST MOVEMENT
Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean
An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY
France has just lost the war in Algeria. A million Algerians and French nationals born there must be relocated.
The state has set its sights on the island of Corsica, where 16,000 are being sent.
This massive arrival creates a wave of protests and heralds the beginnings of the nationalist movement.