In 2001, a lawsuit is brought against the French national railroad in the Eastern District of New York Court charging the Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer with transporting 72,000 Jews to death camps in August 1944.


Reference: Molefi Kete Asante, The African American Warrant for Reparations:  The Crime of European Enslavement of Africans and Its Consequences,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 6.


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