Ahmed Reid | How Europe Underdeveloped The Caribbean

In a recent article published in The Gleaner titled ‘Caribbean expats mean much to Britain’, Lord Tariq Ahmad, the British minister of state with responsibility for the Caribbean, Commonwealth and the United Nations, took the opportunity to highlight the sterling contribution of the Windrush Generation to the UK’s post-World War II development.

Lord Ahmad’s history lesson […]

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Centre for Reparation Research Congratulates PM Mottley of Barbados

Expresses Commitment to Work with her on Reparations Matters

St. Andrew, Jamaica. The Centre for Reparation Research (“CRR”) congratulates Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados on her assumption of the leadership of CARICOM’s Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Reparations.

The Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee acts as a conduit between the CARICOM Reparations Commission (“CRC”), established in 2013 at the […]

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Reparations Action Plan For Activists, Organizations and Governments

David Comissiong
July 2018

1. Acquire and inculcate in ourselves, our people, our institutions, and our Governments a deep knowledge of our history.

2. Systematically identify, expose, and root out all still existing structural and institutional discriminatory practices and built-in obstacles to the advancement of Black or African people in our nations and in the international arena.

3. Consciously […]

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UK Minister Continues to Ignore the Crimes of Slavery

(A joint statement from the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) and the Centre for Reparation Research (CRR)

June 26, 2018

In a recent column published in the Jamaica Observer newspaper, UK Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad, said it was his honour, as minister of state for the Caribbean and the Commonwealth, “to join in celebrating the achievements of […]

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Call for Papers and Participation

Returning to Source: The Future of Reparations and Restorative Justice for Afrikan

Enslavement
An International Colloquium
Musée da Silva
Porto-Novo
Republic of Benin
19–21 September 2018

ORGANIZED BY THE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF SCHOLARS AND ACTIVISTS FOR AFRIKAN REPARATIONS (INOSAAR) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ASSOCIATION POUR UNE RÉPARATION GLOBALE DE L’ESCLAVAGE (APRGE, BENIN) AND SPONSORED BY THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC, […]

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Bert Samuels And Anthony Gifford | Reparation Phase Two: What Are The Damages?

In the years in which reparation advocates have been active in the campaign for reparation for native genocide, African enslavement and post-colonial harm, some remarkable advances have been made.

The Jamaican Parliament has passed a historic bipartisan motion calling for reparation to be made to Jamaica by the United Kingdom for the crimes against humanity which […]

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Ahmed Reid | Britain’s Long Arc Of Injustice

The recent revelation that the British Government deported hundreds of Caribbean nationals, many of whom migrated to the UK under the Nationality Act of 1948 as citizens of the Commonwealth, and were granted indefinite leave to remain, is, in the words of British MP David Lammy, “inhumane and cruel”. It is inhumane and cruel because […]

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The KONVWA POU REPARASYON, Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal

April 25 – May 2, 2018

Dorbrene E. O’Marde
Chairperson, Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission

The KONVWA POU REPARASYON was staged by The International Movement for Reparations (M.I.R.) in Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal during the period April 25 – May 2, 2018. The MIR has organized convoys across Martinique for years and for the first time extended […]

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Reparatory justice continues to affect labour movement

DIRECTOR of the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), Bernard Jankee says the issue of reparatory justice is one that (continues) to affect the labour movement.

He was speaking Monday at the the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) in downtown Kingston at a panel discussion on ‘Reparation and the Modern Labour Movement in Jamaica’ — […]

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