10 Ways Patrice Lumumba Paid For His Beliefs

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Written by Julia Austin

Patrice Lumumba was the first prime minister of the Republic of Congo and is credited with making great strides to free the region from Belgian colonization. Many of his tactics were questioned and some say he caused unrest in the Congo. Lumumba endured criticism, several arrests and torture. Here are 10 ways Patrice Lumumba paid for his beliefs.