The Assassination of Lumumba

The Assassination of Lumumba

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Patrice Lumumba, the first prime minister of the Republic of the Congo and a pioneer of African unity, was at the centre of the country's popular defiance towards the relentless exploitation of its Belgian coloniser. Within months of independence being won he Patrice Lumumba was arrested, tortured and executed. The Murder of Lumumba reveals the appalling mass of lies that have surrounded the murder. Uncovering official sources and personal testimony, it reveals a network of complicity ranging from the Belgian government to the United Nations and the CIA.
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2001.
ISBN: 9781859846186
1859846181
Branch Call Number: 967.5103 Witte 2001
Characteristics: xxvi, 224 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., map ;,25 cm.
Alternative Title: Moord op Lumumba

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Apr 14, 2013

Long live the Congo! Long live Africa!
The last known words written by Patrice Lumumba before his death [the ending lines of a letter to his wife], murdered by Mobutu's thugs, under the influence of Belgian [along with American] government persuasion. The one exception I take with the author is blaming some of the culpability on President Kennedy, who took office on 20 January 1961, while President Lumumba was murdered on 17 January 1961 - - more revisionistic misinformation which the author fell for.
A powerful book, though, and illustrative of the meglomaniacal types who run the world! [One of the few books you will ever heard mention of Mozes Maschkivitzan, a CIA contract killer - - and hired out to others, no doubt - - more than likely the role model for Keyser Soze - - probably the only existing photo of him is the tramp with the turned up collar in the photos of the three so-called tramps at Dealey Plaza on the day of the assassination of President Kennedy {the other one, the tall blond, was Lazlo the Hungarian, while the shorter and fatter one was in actuality a hobo}.]
By studying the JFK assassination over the years, I chanced to learn much about the Lumumba murder because of the Maschkivitzan connection between the two [he was one of the shooters of President Kennedy on 11/22/63 as well] - - originally Allen Dulles {who had been given the go-ahead by Eisenhower} had ordered CIA man, Justin O'Donnell to assassinate President Lumumba, but O'Donnell refused, being against the notion of assassination and also thinking highly of Lumumba - - next Dulles sent Sidney Gottlieb, chief poisoner at the Agency to Africa to deliver poisonous tools to the CIA station chief there [Larry Devlin], who ignored his orders and let it slide - - next Dulles contracted out to QJ/WIN [Mozes Maschkivitizan] who journeyed to the Congo, and met with Lumumba while he was either in jail or under detention by the UN forces, and persuaded Lumumba to escape . . . right into the bloody hands of Mobuto's men, who flew him to Katanga for torture and execution!

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