Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Abbey protestor demands slave-trade apology

A lone protestor Tuesday demanded an apology from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II for the slave trade in a Westminster Abbey church service marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery.

The commemorative event, attended by the Queen, 80, Prime Minister Tony Blair and hundreds of dignitaries, came to a sudden halt when 39-year-old human rights campaigner Toyin Agbetu ran up to the altar shouting: 'You should be ashamed' and 'this is an insult to us.' Read more

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