If I named this post ‘propaganda’, it is because I find it even more terrifying that my schoolbook failed in telling me any of this. It only showed this photo where everyone looks happy and completely missed the point : Mayotte should never have been French. Mayotte is Comoran. Yet none of that is even implied in this book. If I had not discovered the newspaper article, I would never have acknowledged all this masquerade.
I had nothing to complain about, until one afternoon, weeks later, in a completely odd way, I stumbled across a newspaper article which described the social and economic situation of the Comoros Republic. The author blamed France. And at first, I didn’t understand it.
Then I read the entire article. And I started to shake from anger. And disappointment. And despise….