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The Inhumane Belgium King That Hunted Congolese for Sport

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By Uc_globe | self meida writer
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Leopold's place in this rundown results not from his standard in Belgium, however from the wrongdoings submitted in the colossal realm he cut out for himself in Congo. He acquired the region by global understanding and named it the Congo Free State; it was anything but a Belgian settlement, yet the lord's very own fiefdom. 


The CFS was introduced to the world as a model of freedom and success, dedicated to the disposal of servitude. Just slowly did the world discover that it was in actuality a slave state in which the Congolese were governed by fear. 


As Leopold rounded up the wealth from Congo's huge stores of copper, ivory and elastic, the Congolese had to work by discount mutilation of their spouses and kids, for the most part by hacking off their mind or feet. Mutilation was likewise generally utilized as a discipline for laborers who fled or gathered not exactly their quantity. 


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An examination by the British consular authority Roger Casement uncovered that the Belgian Force Publique viewed the Congolese as meager more than creatures to be executed for sport. The ruler battled a prominent fight in court to forestall subtleties of his system in Congo from being made open, and it took a global crusade to compel him to hand Congo over to the Belgian government. 


Leopold's name is everlastingly connected with the Congolese rule of dread, and that by itself legitimizes his consideration in this rundown.

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