Today it is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) first declared this day in 1998. The purpose of the day is, as the name says, to commemorate the tragedies of the slave trade. It also intends to break the silence around slavery and the slave trade.
17.11.2017 Uprising Manifestation in Thessaloniki/ Ph: Lorenzo Sciuca From the University building to Aristotle Square, hundreds of Thessaloniki citizens walked in remembrance of the happenings of the Uprising, shouting out command words, raising the question of whether they were recapitulating what happened in 1973, or fighting for their rights today: «We are free!» «We don’t […]