Friday, 30 March 2007

From Cairo, a call for apology and reparations

Another week, another day marking a momentous occasion, for Europe that is. However, for Africa and the African Diaspora in the Americas, this week marked a very different date -- the 200th anniversary of the British abolishment of the slave trade. Organisers of the celebrations spared no effort in painting its dire consequences in the starkest colours. Read more

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