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Radioactivity under the sand via Beyond Nuclear International

The buried waste from French nuclear tests in Algeria By Jean-Marie Collin and Patrice Bouveret The following is the summary from the longer report, which can be read here. […] Between 1960 and 1996, France carried out 17 nuclear tests in … Continue reading

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French report grapples with nuclear fallout from Algerian War via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Austin R. Cooper | March 4, 2021 In January, the French historian Benjamin Stora filed a report commissioned by the French President Emmanuel Macron aimed at “reconciliation of memories between France and Algeria,” which France ruled as the jewel of its colonial empire … Continue reading

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Algerians still suffering from French atomic legacy decades later via Beyond Nuclear International

Compensation scheme has aided very few people, as Saharan residents experience cancers, blindness and birth defects By Johnny Magdaleno Ahmed el-Hadj Hamadi was huddled into a building with the rest of his community by French soldiers early in the morning. … Continue reading

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L’Algérie réclamera des indemnités de la France via TRT Français

[…] La France a effectué entre 1966 et 1996, environ 210 essais nucléaires en Algérie et dans la Polynésie française. Plus de 100 000 personnes ont été affectées par les essais nucléaires qui sont une ‘tâche noire’ dans l’histoire de … Continue reading

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Nine French nuclear test veterans to get compensation via Radio New Zealand International

The administrative appeal court in the French city of Bordeaux has given nine former nuclear test veterans the right to be compensated by the state for damage to their health. […] The claimants had served in Algeria and French Polynesia … Continue reading

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