COLONIALISM REPARATION

So that colonialisms of yesterday and today are not repeated tomorrow

Return the Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius

Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the International Court of Justice has decided that the process of decolonization of Mauritius has not been lawfully completed and that the United Kingdom has an obligation to bring to an end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago and requests that the United Kingdom present apologies and compensations for the deportation of the original inhabitants and the whole period of British colonial rule.

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Definitive restitutions on the horizon

Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the "Report on The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage" commissioned by the President of France recommends the definitive restitution of the treasures looted during the colonial period and asks that all former colonizers move in this direction as a first step of the Reparation of the damages of the colonialism.

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Kanaky - New Caledonia must be independent

Colonialism Reparation supports the independence of Kanaky - New Caledonia and calls for France to present apologies and compensations for the colonial period.

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Reparations, not only repatriation of remains

Colonialism Reparation asks that Germany, beyond the repatriation of Herero and Nama remains, present apologies and compensations to Namibia for the genocide.

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Restitutions of the colonial treasures

Colonialism Reparation asks the repatriation of the remains and the permanent restitution of the treasures looted by former colonizers as a first step in the direction of the Reparation of the damages of the colonialism.

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Berlin decolonises some streets

Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the city of Berlin has decided to decolonise the names of some streets, by now commemorating the heroes of the resistance and no longer the colonial protagonists, and calls on all other cities to follow its example.

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Reparations at the World Social Forum 2018

The theme of reparations at the 2018 World Social Forum in Salvador de Bahia was treated in the workshop Repairs to Colonialism (page 113), in the World Assembly of Resistance Peoples, Movements and Territories and in the Agora of futures. In these activities participated some hundred people, many of whom representatives of other organizations. It was made a point of the situation on the reparations in recent years trying to identify actions most promising for the future.

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