Slave Trade

Germany’s African Holocaust

How outrageous, how heartbreaking, how truly grotesque! Windhoek City – the capital of Namibia – is, at one extreme full of flowers and Mediterranean-style villas, and at the other, it is nothing more than a tremendous slum without water or electricity. And in between, there is the town center– with its Germanic orderly feel, boasting… [Continue Reading]

SIR HILARY BECKLES, CHAIRMAN OF THE CARICOM REPARATIONS COMMISSION

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY PROFESSOR SIR HILARY BECKLES, CHAIRMAN OF THE CARICOM REPARATIONS COMMISSION, HOUSE OF COMMONS, PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN, COMMITTEE ROOM 14, THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2014, 9:00 P.M. Madam Chair, the distinguished member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of Lords, and House of… [Continue Reading]

Gambia Leaves The Commonwealth

The UK had criticised President Yahya Jammeh’s decision last year to execute nine people on death row. The president seized power in a military coup in 1994. In response to Gambia’s decision to leave the Commonwealth, a British Foreign Office spokesman said, “Decisions on Commonwealth membership are a matter for each member government. We would very much regret Gambia… [Continue Reading]

We are all Slaves

The rulers have now won for hundreds of years. We are slaves to the money masters. We take their pittance and spend it on the same items that the money masters advertise on their flat screen TV’s; and we buy the cars we are offered because they want us to. We have freedom of choice… [Continue Reading]

Bolshoi Ballet turned into ‘giant brothel’

A former ballerina at the Bolshoi Ballet has claimed that the company turned into a ‘giant brothel’ after female dancers were forced to sleep with wealthy patrons. Anastasia Volochokova, 37, speaking in an interview on a television talk show in Russia, said mainly dancers in the corps du ballet were made to sleep with benefactors… [Continue Reading]

Britain’s colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition

The true scale of Britain’s involvement in the slave trade has been laid bare in documents revealing how the country’s wealthiest families received the modern equivalent of billions of pounds in compensation after slavery was abolished. The previously unseen records show exactly who received what in payouts from the Government when slave ownership was abolished… [Continue Reading]

Children stolen by the state needlessly

Yesterday (11 April 2012) the Daily Mail reported that applications to take children into care in England have soared to an all-time record, for the first time topping 10,000 in just 12 months. Since 2008 alone, the figure has much more than doubled, to some 225 cases a week — bringing the total number of… [Continue Reading]