To Protest Colonialism, He Takes Artifacts From Museums

Mwazulu Diyabanza will appear in a Paris court this month after he tried to make off with an African treasure he says was looted. France and its attitude to the colonial past will be on trial, too.

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Mwazulu Diyabanza in Paris on Sept. 4. The Congolese activist will appear in court on Sept. 30 on charges of attempted theft. Photo: Elliott Verdier for The New York Times

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