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News in Brief 23 August 2016 (AM)

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"All of humanity" is part of the slave trade story: UNESCO chief "All of humanity" is part of the story of the international slave trade and it would be a "mistake and a…

23 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Millions still living in servitude, slavery worldwide: UN

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The racism that prevails in today's societies and seen in "untold acts" of discrimination, bias and prejudice can be…

29 Mar 2016 / Listen /

Slavery one of the "darkest chapters" in history of mankind

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Described as one of the "darkest chapters" in the history of mankind, UN member states met Wednesday to commemorate…

4 Nov 2015 /

Jamaican Maroon story “had to be told”

World Premiere screening of "Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess" at UN headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The story of former African slaves who led a revolt over British rule in Jamaica "had to be told"…

23 Oct 2015 /
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