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# colonialism - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Bust of Belgian king who pillaged DR Congo removed from public display in Ghent
# Gone Bust
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# Gone Bust

Bust of Belgian king who pillaged DR Congo removed from public display in Ghent

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 7:03 PM 30,421 Views 50 Comments

King Philippe earlier expressed his “deepest regrets” for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country.

# colonialism - Monday 22 June, 2020

Two statues relating to France's colonial era daubed in paint in Paris
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# Voltaire

Two statues relating to France's colonial era daubed in paint in Paris

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:56 AM 16,291 Views 44 Comments

Statues of Voltaire and Hubert Lyautey were daubed in red paint as part of wider protests since the George Floyd killing in the US.

# colonialism - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death
# Unexplored Island
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# Unexplored Island

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

Nov 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,867 Views 45 Comments

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# colonialism - Monday 19 January, 2015

Opinion: Are we being overly sensitive about C4's Famine sitcom?
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# Hungry

Opinion: Are we being overly sensitive about C4's Famine sitcom?

Jan 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 359 Views 105 Comments

The Famine itself wasn’t funny, but a comedy based in that era might be.

# colonialism - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

'Falklands will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister
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# Falklands

'Falklands will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister

Feb 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,759 Views 64 Comments

His comments come amid a war of words before residents go to the polls in March to say whether they want the archipelago to remain a British overseas territory.

# colonialism - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

What Lilian did next: French star Thuram tries his hand as a curator
# New Direction
# New Direction

What Lilian did next: French star Thuram tries his hand as a curator

Nov 30th 2011, 1:07 PM 619 Views 0 Comments

Former French footballer Lilian Thuram is the curator of a much-anticipated Parisian exhibition titled “Human Zoos: The Invention of the Savage.”