King Leopold's Ghost

what does Morel discover in the beginning?

in the introduction

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1) While supervising the unloading and loading of ships in Antwerp, Morel discovers that although shipments arriving imported rubber and ivory; shipments exported were limited to soldiers and weaponry.

2) This discovery lef him to the knowledge that what he believed to be trade was actually an abuse of human rights. The utilization of slave labor by King Leopald to produce wealth.