REFUGEES FROM ALGERIA AND CORSICA NATIONALIST MOVEMENT

Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean

An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY

Format: HD
Duration: 26 ’
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Available version: French
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide

Synopsis

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.