Swiss banks agree to pay $1.25 billion in connection with claims concerning bank accounts appropriated during World War II. August 10, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.swissbankclaims.com/overview.aspx https://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/14/nyregion/for-betrayal-by-swiss-bank-and-nazis-21-million.html Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 10, 2018 In November 1995, Queen Elizabeth presides at signing of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Bill, making reparations for the seizure of Maori land by British colonists in 1863. September 15, 2018 May 9, 2018. US president signs a measure requiring the US State Department to monitor what European countries have done to compensate Holocaust victims who had assets stolen by Nazis. September 10, 2018 In the 1990s, African and Caribbean scholars such as Ali Mazrui, author of The Africans and Jamaican ambassador Dudley Thompson argue for an international examination of the role the West played in the slave trade and the consequent underdevelopment of Africa.