Belgium colonial crimes: shedding light on atrocities in Africa

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Belgium’s Parliament is set to examine crimes committed during the country’s colonial era.

Some MPs say it is time to confront atrocities committed in Congo, Burundi and Rwanda.

A court in Brussels is considering a lawsuit brought by five women who say they were abducted from their families by Belgian colonial authorities.

Al Jazeera’s @Natacha Butler reports from Brussels, Belgium.

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