Patrice Lumumba

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Belgium accused of killing African hero
Ian Black in Brussels, The Guardian, Saturday 15 January 2000. A Flemish expert on Africa says evidence of direct Belgian government complicity in the execution of the Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba must be made public.
President ‘ordered murder’ of Congo leader
By Martin Kettle, The Guardian, Thursday 10 August 2000. Two brief news items. Forty years after the murder of the Congolese independence leader Patrice Lumumba, evidence has emerged in Washington that President Dwight Eisenhower directly ordered the CIA to eliminate him. Appended is Did Ike Authorize a Murder?, by George Lardner Jr., Washington Post, Tuesday 8 August 2000.
Raoul Peck's Lumumba: A tale of human suffering, sacrifice and hypocrisy
By Elombe Brath, Haiti Progres, 20–26 June 2001. Lumumba, the new feature film by Haitian director Raoul Peck, is a brilliant and majestic work which documents the extraordinary contributions and self-sacrifice that Patrice Emery Lumumba made in attempting to safeguard the territorial integrity and tremendous wealth of the Congo against the greed and power plays of the US and its allies.
Africa Betrayed: The assassination of Lumumba, by Ludo De Witte
Reviewed by Ronan Bennet, BBC World Service, [28 July 2001]. In The Assassination of Lumumba, Ludo De Witte places Lumumba's assassination squarely in the context of the West's efforts to frustrate independence. Western attention (this was never simply a Belgian affair; the Americans, British and French were involved) was focused on the southern mineral-rich province of Katanga.
The unquiet death of Patrice Lumumba
By Bill Vann, World Socialist Web Site, 16 January 2002. The murder of the leader of the Congolese independence struggle and one of the most impassioned critics of the colonial oppression of Africa continues to haunt governments in both Europe and America. The Belgian government released a report acknowledging that Belgium played a role in the murder of the Congolese leader.