Republic of Congo

The missing of Brazzaville's 'Beach', 20 years on

On May 5-14, 1999, Congolese refugees crossed the river between the two Congos and headed back to their homeland. When they reached Brazzaville's port, called "The Beach", they went through a selection process. At least 353 of them were never seen again. No one was found guilty despite a commission of inquiry and a trial. […]
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