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President Tebboune extends condolence to the family of Monique Hervo, the Algerian revolution friend

The President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmajid Tebboune, sent a message of condolence to the family of the Algerian revolution friend, Monique Hervo, who passed away at the age of 95. In the message, he praised her struggles for just causes and her defense of the National Liberation Front militants.

The message of condolence stated: “We received with great sadness the news of the death of the French activist and writer, the late Monique Hervo, who chose Algerian citizenship and embraced Islam.”

The President of the Republic also noted that the deceased was known for her struggles in defense of just causes, and courageously denounced the oppression of Algerians in the October 11, 1961 demonstrations, and testified against Maurice Papon, the police prefect of Paris at the time.

The Friend of Algeria described the suffering of Algerians living in the shanty town of La Folie in Nanterre in book co-written with Marie-Ange Charras “Bidonvilles: l’enlisement”, published in 1971 and “Chroniques du bidonville: Nanterre en guerre d’Algérie, 1959-1962”, published by Seuil, Paris, 2001.

President Tebboune continued, affirming that “history will always remember her defense of the National Liberation Front militants.”

The President of the Republic concluded “In the face of this painful event, I offer my sincerest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the family of the deceased and her relatives, praying that God Almighty will accept her in his wide heaven, and inspire her family and loved ones with patience and comfort.”

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