The Battle of Algiers: The FLN vs. France
01:28:40 - 01:30:11

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A captured FLN member highlights the disparity between the violence inflicted on Algerians and French settlers at a French press conference.

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  1. How does Larbi Ben M'hidi respond to the accusations against FLN violence?
  2. How does Ben M'hidi feel about the FLN's prospects against France?

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