The Battle of Algiers: Countering FLN Support
Algerian History → Algerian War → Battle of Algiers
Algerian History → Algerian War → National Liberation Front
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During a nationwide general strike meant to bring attention to the Algerian struggle against the French, French authorities attempt to pacify the Algerian people. The French make negative comments about the National Liberation Front (FLN) in order to counter domestic support for the organization. A young Algerian boy gains access to a microphone and garners support for the FLN.