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Monday, January 17, 2022

Place du Trône, 1000 Brussels, Belgium


“As every year, the Collectif Mémoire Coloniale et Lutte contre les Discriminations invites you to the “Lumumba Day” to pay tribute to Patrice Lumumba, Joseph Okito and Maurice Mpolo, assassinated on January 17, 1961.


The Belgian State has committed itself in 2020 to return the relics of Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba to the Congolese State. In addition to our usual tribute, we will address the question of the return of Patrice Lumumba to his native land and its implications, as well as the question of the human remains of Congolese still present in Belgian universities, museums, etc…”

(Translated from FR)


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