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Dutch PM Mark Rutte apologises for country's role in the slave trade
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Dutch government 'set to officially apologise for slavery'
Slavery helped fund the Netherland's 'Golden Age', a period of prosperity and trade in the 16th and 17th centuries.
French leftist parties call for public tribute to first black MP
After a racist incident in the French National Assembly on Thursday, a group of leftist parties are calling for a public tribute to the country's first black lawmaker and anti-slavery activist, Jean-Baptiste Belley.
Cambridge University admits it profited from historical slavery
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Prince Charles apologises for slavery as Commonwealth leaders meet
The heir to the UK throne said the Commonwealth “must find ways, new ways, to acknowledge our past”.
Utrecht mayor apologises for Dutch city's past role in slave trade
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Holiday cruise giant MSC using Cuban workers as 'slaves', says NGO
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Dutch king to stop using royal carriage over colonial criticism
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Art student had 'no racist motive' when plastering slavery statue
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Amsterdam mayor apologises for city fathers' role in slavery
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What is Juneteenth and why has Biden just made it a federal holiday?
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