FRANCE: Crisis in Africa

In Tunisia, Algeria and French Morocco widespread but small-scale native uprisings and riots (TIME, Nov. 1) last week kept the Colonial Ministry in Paris on the qui vive. General Charles Nogues, the French Resident General of French Morocco, found it necessary to send troops for the first time in history into the Medina or Moslem quarter of Fez. Four hundred natives were arrested.

"Our prompt action wrecked plans for a revolt," declared General Nogues, who tells the puppet Sultan of Morocco what to do. "Our troops will stay in the Medina as long...

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