Fri 10 May 2013

Commemoration of trafficking, slavery and their abolition

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May 10 is chosen as the national commemoration day against trafficking and slavery, in reference to May 10, 2001, when the French Senate adopted a law that recognized slave trade as a crime against humanity. The commemoration day is different in some overseas areas: April 27 in Mayotte, May 22 in Martinique, May 27 in Guadeloupe, June 10 in Guyana, and December 20 in Réunion.

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