Haitians demand reparation from France over slavery

The French government is under increasing pressure to pay compensation for what happened more than two hundred years ago in Haiti.
A revolt by slaves led to independence.

But freedom was expensive – a massive financial burden imposed from Paris.

The legacy of history has been remembered on the anniversary of the slave trade and its worldwide abolition.

Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from Port Au Prince, Haiti.

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