Tag Archives: Great Britain

UK’s abolishment of slavery made many Brits obscenely wealthy

Britain’s colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition | The Independent The British government paid out £20m to compensate some 3,000 families that owned slaves for the loss of their “property” when slave-ownership was abolished in Britain’s colonies in … Continue reading

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Reprieve, not British government, is Kris Maharaj’s best hope for freedom. Why?

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Fri May 23, 2014 New evidence points to Brit’s innocence after 27 years in prison A British businessman sentenced to death by a Florida court in 1987 will today submit new … Continue reading

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