Street named after Frantz Fanon inaugurated in Paris


PARIS – A street named after Algeria’s independence activist “Frantz Fanon” was inaugurated Sunday in Stains in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis (Paris) in the presence of many Algerian and French officials.

The former French Minister of Youth and Sports was present at the inauguration ceremony of the street alongside the Mayor of the Common Plain, Mayor Patrick Braouezek Stains, Azzedine Taibi and the Algerian Consul in Bobigny, as well as the director of the Algerian Cultural Center in Paris, respectively, MM. Mahmoud Massali and Ibrahim Haci.

Many elected representatives, historians and community leaders activating in the cultural field, the anti-colonial struggle gathered alongside the son of anti-colonial activist , at the corner of the esplanade “Simone de Beauvoir “, where a wreath of flowers was deposited and speeches retracing, the political, human and literary course of the late Fanon were pronounced.

On the sidelines of this official ceremony, booths, cultural and poetic animations were organized and the film “Fanon, yesterday and today” by director Hassane Mezine, screened at the media library of the city of Stains.



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