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A TRIAD OF IDENTITY ISSUES: The Enduring Cry for Freedom and Justice

By Commentaries/Opinions, Reparations

A TRIAD OF IDENTITY ISSUES: The Enduring Cry for Freedom and Justice   By Patrick Robinson, Justice at the International Court of Justice, Hague, The Netherlands.   I speak today not as a member of the International Court of Justice, and certainly not as an academic, nor even primarily as a lawyer.  I speak as a proud citizen of a sovereign and independent country, Jamaica, in the hope that I can…

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“Learning from Historical Tragedies to Combat Racial Discrimination Today”

By Commentaries/Opinions, Reparations

 Keynote Speech Delivered at the United Nations on the Occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Theme “Learning from Historical Tragedies to Combat Racial Discrimination Today” By Professor Verene A. Shepherd The University of the West Indies, Jamaica Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent March 20, 2015 United Nations General Assembly, New York     Excellencies Distinguished Guests Friends all:…

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Repair-ations Guyana: A Case Study

By News & Current Affairs, Reparations

History, my friends, is being made everyday: a phenomenal thing to truly grasp. Historic “shifts,” impacting how we think, what we think and (hopefully) ever nudging the human race to forge new, more resilient paths to justice. Sometimes, however, those shifts are so rapid and so unassuming that their significance can oft times evade us.

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