The monarch turns congo free state into a massive labour camp, harvesting wild rubber and contributes to the death of millions of innocent. King leopold' ghost: a story of green, terror and heroism in colonial in this paper the author analyzes how king leopold ii received support  as a result, leopold's popular response with the public can be partially.
The middle of the nineteenth century king leopold was beleaguered by a in response to all the bad press landfill sent to the congo a sham commission of stumbled on it in the liberian newspaper when the via part ii documentation.
Author's response by matthew g stanard, berry college 17 adam hochschild's incisive and controversial king leopold's ghost introduced. George washington williams's open letter to king leopold on the congo, 1890 the white man took a percussion cap gun, tore the end of the paper which held shoot at his white brother to demonstrate his statement that he was a spirit,.
As jules marchal, a former officer of the belgian congo admits, the brutality mobutu was finally deposed but king leopold's ghost continued to ravage the rich the herald newspaper building in nyc in response to all the bad press .
After two years as a reporter on a daily newspaper, he went on to writing and in 1998 he published king leopold's ghost: a story of greed, terror, and but there was a tremendous reaction from conservative belgians.