Colonial past: Women taken from their Congolese mothers sue Belgian state

In tonight's edition: Five mixed-race women taken from their mothers in DR Congo as children have gone to court, suing Belgium for crimes against humanity. The trial is the first of its kind. Around 15,000 biracial children were forcibly separated from their Black mothers in the former Belgian colonies of DR Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. They were called children of sin and dumped in orphanages by the state.

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