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International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

Slave Trade Abolition_United Nations © UN Photo / Rick Bajornas – The Ark of Return, Permanent Memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The date 23 August marks the anniversary of the 1791 insurrection of enslaved men and women in the western part of the island of Santo Domingo, which,… Continue Reading International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition | 23rd August 2016

  The 23rd August is acknowledged by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.   In her message for this year’s Day of Remembrance, the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova said: UNESCO is marking International Day for the Remembrance of… Continue Reading International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition | 23rd August 2016

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