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June 1, 2010

Tintin Au Congo Hearings Kick Off With Feverish Technical/Procedural Battle

Two brief updates in the ongoing efforts of Bienvenu Mbutu Mondondo in seeking legal redress against Tintin Au Congo for the early '30s installment in the legendary series treatment of the Congo part of that title. The first is that the hearings that took place yesterday quickly moved into various procedural arguments that will be addressed on June 24. The second is that the Congolese ambassador to Belgium, Henri Mova Sakany, has pretty much come out in support of an informative sticker to placed on the work. The second article talks a bit about the timing of this case, and just how many Congolese people live in Belgium right now.
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