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"Belgian prosecutors are investigating whether they can bring charges against people suspected of taking part in the killing of Congo’s first democratically elected leader, Patrice Lumumba, almost 60 years after his assassination. “ 'There are still two people alive,' [the Belgian Federal Prosecutor] said, referring to two suspects. 'It is symbolically important that the justice system is concerned with this case.' ” https://www.theguardian.com/global/2020/jul/01/belgium-mulls-charges-over-1961-assassination-of-congos-first-elected-leader I don't know why I'm kvetching. This is, I suppose, what we all wanted. They tore down a statue and got all Lumumba was ever going to get. Inspirational verse: "Ludo De Witte, the Belgian author of the best book on this crime, qualifies it as 'the most important assassination of the 20th century.' " https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/jan/17/patrice-lumumba-50th-anniversary-assassination