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Caribbean countries demand reparations for slave trade

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague is opposed to paying compensation for slavery
British Foreign Secretary William Hague is opposed to paying compensation for slavery Reuters/Kim Hong-ji

Fourteen Caribbean countries have hired a London law form to win reparations for the slave trade. They have targeted France, Britain and The Netherlands as the main beneficiaries of slavery. Martyn Day, a senior partner at Leigh Day, says the case could one day be heard at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. 

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