Chiedozie Okoro. Letter from King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883 2
Convert always the blacks by using the whip. Keep their women in nine months of
submission to work freely for us. Force them to pay you in sign of recognition-goats, chicken or
eggs-every time you visit their villages. And make sure that niggers never become rich. Sing every
day that it's impossible for the rich to enter heaven. Make them pay tax each week at Sunday mass.
Use the money supposed for the poor, to build flourishing business centres. Institute a confessional
system, which allows you to be good detectives denouncing any black that has a different
consciousness contrary to that of the decision-maker. Teach the niggers to forget their heroes and to
adore only ours. Never present a chair to a black that comes to visit you. Don't give him more than
one cigarette. Never invite him for dinner even if he gives you a chicken every time you arrive at
“The above speech which shows the real intention of the Christian missionary journey in
Africa was exposed to the world by Mr. Moukouani Muikwani Bukoko, born in the Congo in 1915,
and who in 1935 while working in the Congo, bought a second hand Bible from a Belgian priest
who forgot the speech in the Bible. – Dr. Chiedozie Okoro
We should note:
1] that all missionaries carried out, and still carry out, that mandate. We are only lucky to
have found King Leopold's articulation of the aim of all Christian imperialist missionaries to Africa.
2] Even the African converts who today manage the older churches in Africa (the priests,
bishops, Archbishops, Cardinals etc of the Roman and Protestant sects), and especially also those
who evangelize Born-Again Christianity, still serve the same mandate. Which is why they
demonize African gods and Anglicize African names, and drop the names of African deities which
form part of African names; and still attack and demolish the African shrines that have managed to
survive, e.g. Okija.
3] Those Africans who voluntarily converted to Christianity before the colonial conquest
such as Affonso I of the BaKongo in the 15th century probably did not discern the purpose of the
brand of Christianity that was supplied to them. Which was probably why they fell easy prey to the
missionaries and the white traders and pirates who followed them.
But their Japanese counterparts probably did discern the game, even without access to some
version of Leopold's letter. But even if the Japanese Shoguns did not intuit what Leopold makes
explicit, they clearly realized the danger of Japanese converts to Christianity forming a fifth column
within Japanese society and state, a fifth column loyal to their co-religionists in Europe. To rid
Japan of that danger, in the late 16th century, the Shoguns began their expulsion of Portuguese and
Spanish missionaries on the grounds that they were forcing Japanese to become Christian, teaching
their disciples to wreck temples, taking and trading slaves, etc. Then, in 1596, it became clear to the
Japanese authorities that Christianization had been a prelude to Spanish conquest of other lands; and Letter from King Leopold II of Belgium to Colonial Missionaries, 1883 3
it quickly dawned on them that a fifth column loyal to Rome and controlled by the priests of a
foreign religion was a clear and present danger to the sovereignty of a newly unified Japan. Soon
after, the persecution and suppression of Japanese Christians began. Early in the 17th century,
sensing the danger from a creed that taught obedience to foreign priests rather than the Japanese
authorities, all missionaries were ordered to leave and all Japanese were ordered to register at the
Buddhist temples. When Japanese Christians took part in a rebellion, foreign priests were executed,
the Spanish were expelled and Japanese Christians were forbidden to travel abroad. After another
rebellion, largely by Christians, was put down, the Japanese Christians were suppressed and their
descendants were put under close state surveillance for centuries thereafter. In the 1640s all
Japanese suspected of being Christians were ruthlessly exterminated. Thus did Japan, by 1650, save
itself from the first European attempt to mentally subvert, conquer and colonize it.
4] The African captives who were taken abroad and enslaved, and the Africans at home after
the European conquest, having already been forcibly deprived of their autonomy, were in no
political position to resist Christianization. Thus the Christianity still practised in all of the African
American diaspora, just as that in the African homeland since the start of the 20th century,
continues to carry out the Leopoldian mandate.
Hence, for example, whereas the White Born-Agains of the USA, when in the US Navy
ships in WWII, sang:
“Praise the Lord,
And pass the ammunition,” the attitude of African Born-Again converts today is best
summed up as:
“Praise the Lord,
And lie down for the manna.”
Thanks to a century or more of this Leopold-mandated missionary mind control, African
Christians are not an activist, self-helping, economically engaged, politically resolute, let alone
militant bunch. Hence their putting up with all manner of mistreatment and exploitation by their
misrulers, white and black. The most they are disposed to do to their misrulers is to admonish them
to “Fear God!” – as one protester's miserable placard read in last week's Lagos demonstration
against the latest of the murderous fuel price hikes by the OBJ Misgovernment. The idea of an
uprising to tame their misrulers is alien to the religiously opiated frame of mind of the Nigerians.
5] The lesson in the contrast between an Africa that the Christian missionaries brainwashed
and subverted, and a Japan where this brainwashing and subversion was forcibly prevented, is stark
Congo robber farm.
and clear. What then must Africans of today begin to do to save themselves from brainwashing by
their White World enemies here on earth? – That is the question.
The Belgians, under orders of King Leopold II hung thousands of Congolese citizens.
Congolese women reality: Shackled together, enslaved in their own homeland, held as hostages until their men returned with enough rubber to make King Leopold and the Belgium people rich beyond their wildest dreams. While impoverishing and enslaving the native people.
"I'm just trying to make a way out of no way, for my people" -Modejeska Monteith Simpkins
That is our problem: As a people, we are too nice to a fault! We should have immediately killed every single last one of them as soon as they stepped foot on our lands. The Japanese and Chinese weren't so nice, especially when they saw what was happening. Good for them! Unfortunately, the Japanese were eventually punished for not allowing foreign invaders to force Christianity down their throats.