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How the US and Belgium Assassinated Congo’s First Prime Minister | Patrice Lumumba

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On 17 January, 1961, Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was assassinated. Described as one the most significant assassinations in modern African history, this heinous crime is widely believed to have been the fruit of two inter-related conspiracies which were led by the US and Belgian governments.

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