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Mar, 20032003Slavery Era Insurance Policies Act during the Era of Slavery - Iowa Iowa, USA
As a result of the Slavery Era Insurance Policies Act in California and Illinois, the State of Iowa is writing to insurance companies to report all records of slave insurance policies issued by their predecessors during the slavery era.
Mar, 20032003Slavery Era Insurance Policies Act - Illinois Illinois, USA
Following the 'Slavery Era Insurance Policies Act' in California, the state of Illinois decides to adopt a similar measure in 2003 requiring insurance companies to report of any records pertaining to slaveholder insurance policies issued by any predecessor corporation during the slavery era.
Mar, 20032003Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South African Report South Africa
On 21 March 2003, the final report for the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission is submitted, including a report written by the Reparation & Rehabilitation Committee that lists a range of possible reparative measures.
Apr, 20032003Aristide calls for reparations Haiti
In April 2003, during the 200-year anniversary of the death of the Haitian freedom fighter, Toussaint Louverture, the president of the Republic of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, calls on France to repay the ‘independence debt’ (equivalent at the time to 21,7 billion US dollars) imposed by France on Haiti after it had successfully freed itself from French enslavement.
Oct, 20042004Global Afrikan Congress Paramaribo, Suriname
On 6 October 2004, the Global Afrikan Congress (GAC) ratify their Constitution outlining the future of the pan-Africanist movement and stating that one of their primary goals is 'to achieve reparations, which includes restitution, and repatriation for Afrikans and Afrikan descendants'.
May, 20052005Mouvement International pour les Réparations Fort-de-France, Martinique
On 31 May 2005, the Mouvement International pour les Réparations, based in Martinique, brings a case before the Tribunal de grande instance (Regional Court) in Fort-de-France, which calls on France to recognize the consequences of French enslavement.
Feb, 20062006The Church of England apologizes for benefitting from slavery London, UK
On 8 February 2006, during the church's general synod, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, calls for the issuing of a formal apology from the Church of England for the role it played in benefiting from enslaved labour.