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Re: "Royal" Family hate thread
« Reply #45 on: March 25, 2022, 03:32:33 am »
https://www.yahoo.com/news/prince-william-expresses-sorrow-slavery-114829827.html

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LONDON (AP) — Prince William has expressed his “profound sorrow” for slavery during a visit to Jamaica, though he stopped short of offering the apology demanded by protesters who are also seeking reparations for Britain’s role in the slave trade.
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The Advocates Network, a Jamaican alliance of human rights activists, rejected William's comments and said it did not constitute the apology they're seeking.

“It is merely an acknowledgement that slavery was abhorrent. A bad thing that all well thinking persons would condemn. There was no responsibility taken! No call out of centuries of British bloody conquest and plunder. No call out of the dehumanization and exploitation,” the alliance said.

It also accused William of uttering “empty words” that don't rise “to the level of the formal apology that we deserve. All that it does is to confirm the insensitivity of the Royal family to the plight of Jamaicans today, both here in Jamaica and in Britain.”

Protesters in Jamaica also have spoken out against the trip, demonstrating outside the British High Commission on Tuesday with raised fists and wearing T-shirts emblazoned with a pair of shackled Black wrists surrounded by the phrases “Seh Yuh Sorry!” and “Apologize now!”

I agree that William was uttering empty words. So why not jump on him after his speech and hang him from a lamp post?