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Six-million Congolese dead: the genocide the world ignores

By Saeed Shabazz,
Freelance Journalist


Fifty-one years to the day, Jan. 17, 1961 since the assassination of the Congo’s first elected Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba in 1960; “the most important assassination of the 20th century,” according to Prof. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, a professor of African and Afro-American studies at the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Washington-based Congolese advocacy organization Friends of the Co

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