Patrice Lumumba June 1960 – 14 September "Lumumba was the only Congolese leader who rose above the ethnic difficulties and tribal preoccupations that destroyed all the other parties. Lumumba was the first real pan-African.
without dignity there is no liberty, without justice there is no dignity, and without independence there are no free men. Patrice Lumumba - first and only democratically elected president of Congo. Assassinated by the CIA and Belgium.
The US-sponsored plot to kill Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, took place 50 years ago today.Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated
In Ludo de Witte published his book “The Assassination of Lumumba”. It caused a sensation in his home country Belgium, as his research of the state’s archives laid bare the conspiracy to kill the Congo’s first Prime Minister, Patrice Lumumba.