About: colonialism

Belgian King expresses ‘deepest regrets’ over Congo’s colonial past

Belgium's King Philippe expressed his "deepest regrets" on Tuesday (29 June) for the harm done during the Belgian colonial rule in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in the first such admission for his country, after last month's death of African American George Floyd rekindled the debate in Belgium about its colonial past.
EU Priorities 2020 07-04-2010

Europe: What have you done with your humanism?

Collective psychology looks very much like that of an individual human being. When one feels bad, Freudian inferiority and superiority complexes surface at once. As such, Europe, as a model of civilisation, is afflicted by a major historical trauma, observes French MEP Alain Lamassoure.

EU apologises for slavery and colonialism

The EU has agreed to the final document of a United Nations racism conference in Durban over the weekend, addressing the contentious issues of slavery and colonialism. The EU has reportedly agreed to apologise for the historical wrongs and promised to provide aid, promote investment and consider debt relief but did not accept any legal liability for slave trade.