HomeAfrica20 Distressing Images of Colonialism in the Congo 20 Distressing Images of Colonialism in the Congo 27th July 2017 Africa By KJ Vids 0 Comments “The Vice talked to the director of the International Slavery Museum about how the power of shocking images can put an end to colonial rule.” The original article can be found on the VICE 1904. The Congo. A man sits on a porch, staring intensely at the severed foot and hand of a child. Nsala, the man in the picture, was photographed by English missionary Alice Seeley Harris after he arrived at her mission clutching a parcel that contained what was left of his five-year-old daughter. She’d been killed and dismembered as a punishment when his village failed to meet the rubber quotas demanded by the imperial regime. (Copyright Anti-Slavery International and Autograph ABP) Alice Seeley Harris, Manacled members of a chain gang at Bauliri. A common punishment for not paying taxes, Congo Free State, c. 1904. Courtesy Anti-Slavery International / Autograph ABP Set of children who where used in history as plant harvesters A group of Bongwonga rubber workers Lomboto shot in wrist and hand by a rubber concession sentry and permanently disabled as a result, early 1900s copy. History of Africa Colonialism, 19th century, European colonizer carried in a hammock by 4 African porters (PRISMA ARCHIVO / Alamy Stock Photo) Children with their hands cut off for punishment Alice Seeley Harris, Congo Free State, c. 1904. Courtesy Anti-Slavery International / Autograph ABP Alice Seeley Harris, Three head sentries of the ABIR with a prisoner, Congo Free State, c.1904. Courtesy Anti-Slavery International / Autograph ABP Alice Seeley Harris, Isekausu whose hand was chopped off by Ikombi, one of the rubber concession’s sentries, Congo Free State, c. 1904. Courtesy Anti-Slavery International / Autograph ABP Mutilated child – Belgian Congo – Image by Alice Seeley Harris Local Congolese king kuba. Their own tribal chiefs prospered by offering their tribe members as slaves Congo tribe members worked for the Belgium plantations to beat their own countrymen Punishment in the sun Artists Depiction of life in the Belgian congo Alice Seeley With a group of congo men Alice Seeley 1908, Group lined up of congo slaves Missionaries and anti-slavery campaigners, reverend John Haris and Mrs Alice Seely- Harris camping in the Congo in the Upper Kasai. Permenant Scars from beatings Congo Colonialism PREV The 2002 Indian Gujarat Massacre KJ Vids 27th July 2017 NEXT Suez Canal: 5 Swift Facts KJ Vids 28th July 2017 About The Author KJ Vids You Might Be Interested In 696 17:29 Is CHINA colonising AFRICA? – KJ Vids KJ Vids 25th September 2018 217 03:13 Meet Ayuba Suleiman Diallo – The Fortunate Slave KJ Vids 5th July 2018 0 Plastic in Oceans – 5 Fast Facts KJ Vids 15th December 2017 0 The History of Islam in Nigeria KJ Vids 17th August 2017 0 Omar Mukhtar – The Lion of the Desert KJ Vids 29th July 2017 0 The 1994 Rwandan Genocide KJ Vids 20th July 2017 236 02:52 Mansa Musa – The Richest Man That Ever Lived KJ Vids 18th July 2017 0 01:17 Morocco – The world’s largest cannabis producer KJ Vids 3rd July 2017 LEAVE YOUR COMMENT Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.