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THE RESISTANTS DEMONSTRATING IN FRONT OF ALI BONGO’S HOTEL IN NEW-YORK. LES RESISTANTS MANIFESTANT DEVANT L’HOTEL D’ALI BONGO À NEW YORK

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TO THOSE WHO SAY THAT ALI BONGO DID NOT KILL GABONESE CITIZENS IN 2016. À CEUX QUI DISENT QU’ALI BONGO N’A PAS TUÉ DE GABONAIS EN 2016

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THE GABONESE PROTEST IN NEW-YORK. LES GABONAIS PROTESTENT À NEW-YORK

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HERE IS WHAT IS PRESENTED TO YOU AS FOREIGN INVESTORS. VOICI CE QU’ON VOUS PRÉSENTE COMME INVESTISSEURS ÉTRANGERS

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Ali Bongo met with Maurice Tempelsman in New York. His press is eager to present this meeting as the evidence of investors rushing to Gabon. Really? Who is Maurice Tempelsman?
In an article published in Politique Internationale N ° 91 - 2001, entitled "Les Diamants de la Guerre", Economist Olivier Vallée, and Journalist François Misser, present Maurice Tempelsman as an American diamond- originally from Belgium, having made a fortune mainly in Africa.
His adventure in the diamond industry began in the early 1960s, when the head of the CIA in Léopoldville, Lawrence Devlin, introduced Maurice Tempelsman to Mobutu. He did partner with Mobutu in diamond mining.
It was also thanks to people like Tempelsman that the Unita of Savimbi, whose bases were located in Mobutu’s Zaire, built a financial and military power from the diamond trade. This financial power enabled Unita to wage a merciless war on the central government of Luanda. A civil war that killed nearly a millio…

INTERVIEW BY MARC ONA ESSANGUI. INTERVIEW DE MARC ONA ESSANGUI

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THEY ARE MOBILIZING IN NEW-YORK. ÇA SE MOBILISE A NEW-YORK

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