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  • Harry Belafonte, Martin Scorsese Mull King Leopold II Series

    Sep 13, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Deadline.com is reporting that Harry Belafonte and director Martin Scorsese have been “brainstorming a limited series” project on King Leopold II, the rich Belgian monarch who ruled in the late 1800s. Belafonte’s interest stems from Leopold’s lucrative and horrific expansion into the rubber trade in the Congo, a move that decimated the local population. “It’s […]

  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Abandoned Law Degree for Hollywood

    Nov 30, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Before the modeling, the big Hollywood career and the iconic turns on “Oz” and “Lost,” Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was on the verge of becoming a lawyer in his native UK. Born in London to Nigerian parents in 1967, the actor received a Master of Law from University of London’s King’s College. But the profession, as it […]

  • Congo Study Reveals 48 Women Raped Per Hour

    May 13, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Africa is in distress throughout the continent, but the Congolese nation is being hit hard by the worst imaginable crime against women … rape. Not only is it barbaric, but the purpose of the rapes in the Congo is to humiliate and dismantle societies. The militia leave behind broken women with, a lot of times, […]

  • African Horror: Rebels Gang-Rape Almost 200 Women in Congo Attack

    Aug 24, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo gang-raped almost 200 women during a four-day seizure of a town, aid groups said. Rwandan Hutu FDLR insurgents and Mai Mai militia haunt eastern Congo, terrorizing civilians and raping thousands of women each year, despite a U.N.-backed campaign by the Congolese army aimed at neutralizing the armed gangs. […]