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Netherlands PM says sorry for Dutch state role in slavery – video

Mark Rutte has offered a formal apology on behalf of the Dutch state for the Netherlands’ historical role in the slave trade, saying slavery must be recognised in ‘the clearest terms’ as ‘a crime against humanity’. In a speech at the national archives in The Hague on Monday, the Dutch prime minister acknowledged that the past ‘cannot be erased, only faced up to’

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