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Document What reasons does this document suggest for why Lumumba was assassinated? What about this document makes it strong evidence? What about this document makes it weak evidence? B: Lumumba’s Independence Day Speech Africans were treated with less respect than the Europeans. They were forced to work, and not paid enough to sustain themselves with their labor. The Congolese went through a lot to earn their independence, and although they were happy to be set free, they were angry as to why they were held in their own country. It is written by a Congolese person, who would be biased against anyone responsible for his countrymen being treated as slaves in their own land. C: CIA Daily Brief Lemumba was supported by communists, and happily appointed himself to Prime Minister, as well as to other positions. It was written by a foregin government on the outside looking in, they claim there was a threat of Communism, and Lemumba was incharge of the military, so he posed a threat to both the US and Congo itself.

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