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Restitution and British Reparations for Slavery?


The Old Testament affirms the principle of restitution, compensation for wrong done and in the New Testament, Zacchaeus, the tax collector gives a charming example. In the 1830s Britain gave the slave owners £20m compensation for the abolition of slavery but the slaves got nothing. Might restitution imply reparations even today? The big objection is […]