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On 25th of March 2007 we marked 200 years since the Parliament passed the Bill to abolish the Slave Trade in the British colonies.
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"I am now by the Christian Religion Liberate and set at freedom from my old yoke bondage & slavery and by the Laws of this Christian land there is no Slavery nor vestige of Slavery allowed nevertheless you take it upon you to exercise your old Tyrannical Power over me and would dispose of me arbitrarily at your despotic will & Pleasure and for that end you threaten to send me abroad out of this Country to the West Indies and there dispose of me for money …" Black Tom, a black slave who after being baptised as David Spence, challenged in court his master, Dr. David Dalrymple. (See the National Archives of Scotland)
National Ecumenical Service, David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre June Saturday 16 2007
Church leaders reading the common statement
Online petition - Ratify The Convention Against Trafficking
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