Belgium apologises for kidnapping of children from CongoChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 3, 2019
Prime Minister Charles Michel (MR) of Belgium will make an apology tomorrow about the segregation of "métis" (mixed-race) children snatched from their African mothers at the end of Congo's colonisation.
Europe The majority of the fathers refused to acknowledge their children
On the eve of Congo's independence in 1959, the Belgian State organised the sending of a large number of these children to Belgium, where they were put under guardianship, placed in homes, or were adopted by Belgian families. ■