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Belgium Museum Tries to Exorcise Ghosts of Colonialism


Belgium Museum Tries to Exorcise Ghosts of Colonialism
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Belgium has long struggled to deal with its colonial past, a period that saw millions of Africans in Congo and Rwanda die from disease, starvation and violence. Now the country's museum of Africa, which once housed looted colonial treasures, including a human zoo, has undergone a five-year, $73 million revamp in an effort to show the reality of empire and of modern Africa. Henry Ridgwell reports from Brussels.

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