Algerian film draws French outrage

French war veterans and right-wingers protest Cannes film on Algerian independence struggle.

    Hundreds of people at the French film festival in Cannes have protested against a movie about Algeria's struggle for independence from France.

    Demonstrators, who included right-wing politicians and French war veterans, say the film is biased.

    Algeria gained independence from France after an eight-year war that ended in 1962.

    Rory Challands reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.