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Vol 44 No 18

Published 12th September 2003


Not welcome

Having arrested the former head of late President Mobutu Sese Seko's feared Garde Civile, General Kpama Baramoto Kata, Belgium can't find a country willing to take him. Baramoto was detained at Brussels airport on 27 July arriving from the United States, carrying a Congolese passport with a transit visa issued by a Portuguese consulate in the USA that did not allow him to enter the Schengen Zone, Europe's 15-state area of free cross-border movement of people.

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