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Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.


Young Anouk (head-canon name for Belgium) and Willem (head-canon name for Netherlands) - Art by 人面魚

from BBC News

Belgium snag for EU-Canada trade deal Ceta

A landmark EU-Canada free trade deal called Ceta has hit a serious snag after a Belgian region rejected it, threatening the signing this month. Parliament in French-speaking Wallonia voted to prevent Belgium's government from signing the draft deal.

Scandanavia and the World: America is without government. Belgium is unimpressed because he went without a government for 535 days.


Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first democratically elected PM of the Republic of the Congo, after he helped win its independence from Belgium in June 1960. Within 12 weeks, Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis. It has been stated that the killing was committed with the assistance of the governments of Belgium, the United States (via the CIA) and Great Britain have all been stated to have been involved, by various…


The HERO: Patrice Lumumba was one of the brightest lights of modern Africa, until his government was overthrown. He was jailed, tortured, murdered, buried, dug up and dismembered, boiled in acid and finally scattered off the earth! The only remnant left of him is apparently in Belgium (they had control the Congo then), consisting of is his jawbone and a few teeth...souvenirs for the perpetrators who tried to put out the lights of Africa's freedom!


Here is a fascinating map about income taxes and social securities around Europe. Pinned by #Europass


Photographs of Belgian Castles and Manor Houses

Château Solvay, also called the Château de La Hulpe, La Hulpe, Walloon Brabant, Belgium. -


In this video, retired Belgian Air Force General Wilfried De Brouwer discusses a wave of triangular UFOs he investigated in 1989 and 1990. He was in charge of the Belgian Air Force's official investigation. They never came to a definite conclusion as to where the mysterious triangles came from. De Brouwer also discusses the controversial photograph that was allegedly taken in Petit-Rechain.