Missak and Mélinée Manouchian at the Pantheon: they are “freedom fighters who are honored”

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Missak Manouchian and his wife Mélinée enter the Pantheon on February 21, 2024. A ceremony which takes place 80 years after the execution of Missak and that of his fellow foreign resistance fighters from the Second World War at Mont Valérien. His little niece Katia Guiragossian spent part of her life following in the footsteps of Missak and his wife Mélinée, in France but also in Armenia, to recognize the heroism of these extraordinary resistance fighters. Interview with Katia Guiragossian, director of the documentary Missak and Mélinée.

Katia Guiragossian (left), great-niece of Missak and Mélinée Manouchian, with Nathalie Amar in the RFI studio.