Episode 8: Killers in the Casbah
September 1956, Algiers. Three young women, their hair dyed to make them appear more European, passed French police checkpoints and headed for their targets. Minutes later a bomb exploded in the Milk Bar café where Danielle Michelle-Chich was enjoying an ice cream with her grandmother. Danielle recounts her story of that day and listens to the justifications of the bomber, Zora Driff. Could the appalling behaviour of some of the French occupiers of Algeria justify the bomb that killed Danielle’s grandmother?