Ostensibly, they were in the town to provide security for the Belgian settlers who felt under threat from the native Congolese .
The Congolese like to chat as much as the next guy.
But it is now being distorted and children in particular are being victimised for a lot of things that are happening to society, like the general poverty and destitution of Congolese society.
In two graphic images - the Congolese being flogged, the Belgian being carried - the wooden sculptures capture the essence of colonial rule, as experienced by the Congolese .
He crosses the wobbly bridge of reeds; a metaphor of his present predicament, the tough balancing act that is Congolese politics.
There had been massacres in the countryside, ethnically motivated massacres by Congolese militias, despite Uganda's presence.
The fourth Panel did not bring any public charges and, although the international community is now more aware, the Congolese are not confident that the abuses really will end.
Though resident expatriates and tourists often sample the more bizarre items on her menu (chicken and beef are also available), it is the Congolese for whom the bushmeat is most popular.
More than 150 Congolese nurses now staff UK termination clinics.
Burundi is accusing Congolese troops of involvement in the massacre.