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FEB 24, 2014 - The Guardian

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UK sternly resists paying reparations for slave trade atrocities and injustices

Caribbean leaders meet this week to increase pressure for money from European nations that colonised their landsThe quest for reparations for historic atrocities committed during the transatlantic slave trade is running into increasingly determined resistance from the UK government.Members of Caricom, the Caribbean's political and economic body, are meeting on the island of St Vincent on Monday to co-ordinate their campaign for compensation payments against former slave-owning nations in Europe. The claim is being organised by the London law firm Leigh Day and channelled initially through ... Read More

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