In March 2014, at a two-day meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) approves a 10-point plan for reparations.

CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) asserts that “EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS”:

  • Were owners and traders of enslaved Africans instructed genocidal actions upon indigenous communities
  • Created the legal, financial and fiscal policies necessary for the enslavement of Africans
  • Defined and enforced African enslavement and native genocide as in their ‘national interests’
  • Refused compensation to the enslaved with the ending of their enslavement
  • Compensated slave owners at emancipation for the loss of legal property rights in enslaved Africans
  • Imposed a further one hundred years of racial apartheid upon the emancipated
  • Imposed for another one hundred years policies designed to perpetuate suffering upon the emancipated and survivors of genocide
  • And have refused to acknowledge such crimes or to compensate victims and their descendants

 

Reference: http://caricomreparations.org/caricom/caricoms-10-point-reparation-plan/

 

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