The Brutal Legacy Of A King Who Murdered Millions Of Africans

A horrific tale of exploitation, oppression, forced labour and slavery

King Leopold II (left), Congolese indigenes (right) and Congolese labourers tapping rubber (right); Source: Libertywritersafrica

DDuring the late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, King Leopold II of Belgium ruled Congo Free State. Leopold’s reign in Congo was so brutal, racist and cruel. It was a very harsh form of colonialism which caused the people of…

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Yewande Ade

Yewande Ade

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