Unformatted text preview: the Algerian War of Independence (1954-62), creating a public controversy which is far from having been stifled today. Although the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) also engaged in violent acts and some of those cases of torture have been registered, it was never systematized and developed as it had been by the French military. At the time, the French military justified the use of torture with claims that they were leading a "pacification" operation against "FLN terrorism."’...
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- Spring '07
- Algeria, Algerian War, Algerian National Liberation Front, Algerian National Liberation