Don't' forget them.

Author:Damprani, S. Francis
Position:Letters - Letter to the editor

While remembering and celebrating two centuries of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, we must not forget to spare a thought for the unprovoked slaughter of 40 million of our brothers and sisters, the black Aborigines of the continent of Australia by "criminals" sent from Europe by Britain during the days of the empire.

Of a whole continent of about 50 million or more blacks, only a few thousands were left. On the island of Tasmania, not a single black soul...

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