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Doing the Congo: Belgian king returns mask in symbolic gesture of restitution

Some Congolese demand apology for colonial atrocities as King Philippe makes first visit to DRC since taking throne

08 June 2022 - 20:51 By Benoit Nyemba and Nellie Peyton

Belgium’s King Philippe returned a traditional mask to the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Wednesday as a goodwill gesture during his first visit to the former Belgian colony since taking the throne in 2013...

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