Memorial in Abomey, Benin, showing King Gbehanzin.
It reads “Je n'accepterai jamais de signer aucun traité susceptible d'aliener l'independance de la terre de mes aieux”,
in english that would be: “I will never accept to sign a treaty that may affect the independence of my ancestor’s soil”

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