Colonial Legacies in Times of 'Black Lives Matter'

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The children colonial Belgium stole from African mothers

Annette Ekin

Al Jazeera


Taken from their mothers in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi, decades on a group of mixed-race elderly people are fighting the Belgian state for recognition and reparations.

Image: An archive photo showing children at Save, a key institution to which stolen mixed-race children were taken [Courtesy of]