FILE - In this July 3, 2020 file photo, a soldier guards the remains of 24 Algerians at the Moufdi-Zakaria culture palace in Algiers, Friday, July, 3, 2020. After decades in a French museum, the skulls of 24 Algerians decapitated for resisting French colonial forces were formally repatriated to Algeria. French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France's colonial-era wrongs in Algeria but is not considering an official apology, his office said.(AP Photo/Toufik Doudou, File)
A soldier guards the recently repatriated remains of 24 Algerians decapitated by French colonial forces. AP

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