Dutch slavery: Suriname slaves registry published online

The descendants of South American slaves in the Netherlands are being given new insight into the lives of their ancestors.

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    The descendants of South American slaves in the Netherlands are being given new insight into the lives of their ancestors.

    Slave registers in the former colony of Suriname are being published online, and it is shedding light on a dark chapter in Dutch history.

    Al Jazeera's Fleur Launspach reports from Amsterdam.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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