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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Message on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

25 March 2013

The transatlantic slave trade raged for 400 years and claimed more than 15 million victims. Africans and people of African descent were victims of these brutal acts and continue to suffer the consequences.

On the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, we tell the world to never forget this global crime against humanity.

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Observance of International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade – 25 March 2013

UNIC Dhaka jointly with ASA University and Daffodil Int’l University organized the Int’l Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2013 on 25 March 2013 at ASA University auditorium. The commemoration included Seminar, Poetry Recitation, Candle Lighting, Poster Exhibition and Drama. Prof Shah Alam, Chairman, Law Commission, Bangladesh was the chief guest while Prof Dalem Chandra Barman, Vice Chancellor of ASA Continue reading