The author and writer Joel Savage
- I’m the only black journalist in Belgium, who has written eight books so far, none of their journalists have achieved that.
- They know I use a dictionary the word ‘Compromise’ can’t be found and I’m not afraid of anyone. I can easily tell both the president and the labourer, if they lack wisdom and intelligence.
- They thought I came to Belgium to praise their quality chocolates and beers, I’m not alcoholic, my mind is therefore clear enough to speak against the horrible crimes they committed in Africa, during the colonial era.
- I’m the only black journalist who has been brave enough to attack the Belgium government, with series of articles, to break down all the statues of Leopold and change the name of the streets named after him, because Leopold II was a criminal. If there is no statue of Hitler for killing six million Jews, there shouldn’t be any statue of Leopold. He killed and maimed over ten million Africans, including children in Congo.
- I made a bitter poem called “Belgium Hunted’ against the country, which can be read beneath.
- I am the only African journalist without fear, went to the notorious Stuivenberg Hospital in Antwerp, to investigate the high abnormal death rate of Africans. I published the investigation in one of my books, about my bitter experience in Antwerp: ‘Little Boygium-Wonderful Experience.’ I answered the call of the African community in Antwerp, to do that investigation because African patients with common leg injury don’t come back alive after consultation. It was obvious some doctors were killing for body organs, because I saw a demonstration of Albanians near the hospital couple of years ago, before my investigation, accusing the hospital of the same charges.
- My book ‘Little Boygium-Wonderful Experience’ exposed them and made the hospital one of the safest hospitals in Antwerp today. How do you expect them to love or like me?
- I have changed the landscape of journalism in Belgium, especially in Antwerp, by openly speaking over discrimination, racism and poor integration. I wrote an article over Ebola captioned ‘Dutch Professor Johan Van Dongen challenges Belgian Professor Van Der Groene over the origins of Aids and Ebola and the link of the article miraculously disappeared from the web pages of Diplomatic Aspects Newspaper. That means my articles are physically and psychologically torturing them.
- I forced a Belgian landlord who stole my money and also from other tenants to sell his house, because I warned those looking for accommodation, especially foreigners, with notice pasted all over his house that he is a thief. He steals from those he rents his house to. Once while pasting a fresh notice on the window, I saw a police van occupied by two policemen behind me, they stopped and read it, without any question, they moved away. They did the right thing.
They know I speak the truth, like the Dutch author, scientist and micro-surgeon, Professor Johan Van Dongen, the reason both of us don’t have friends. Those who speak the truth have no friends, because the only friend ‘Truth’ has is God.’
Photo: The Technical Director, Mr. Jordi Colom and Mr. Joel Savage, at the famous television studios ‘Barcelona Televisio,’ during the writer’s recent visit to Barcelona.