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Belgium’s colonial past: ten experts to set the scene
It will be a “special commission” - not a commission of inquiry or a truth commission - that is to look into Belgium’s colonial past in Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. Parliament officially created this commission on July 16. Nineteen MPs are to be part of it, and their first task this week is to appoint ten experts and four NGO representatives to draw up an overview.
by Gaëlle Ponselet, our correspondent in Belgium
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