ALGERIA, THE SHAMEFUL CAMPS
Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean
An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY
During the war in Algeria, France implemented an incarceration project around two types of camps: tent camps where several villages were grouped together, and camps built around a single village surrounded by barbed wire and watchtowers.
Cholera, epidemics, malnutrition, and a very high infant mortality rate developed there. The army also tortured people.
This film unveils this dark page of history.