Council of Europe tells Portugal to confront its colonial past | Reuters

“Further efforts are necessary for Portugal to come to terms with past human rights violations to tackle racist biases against people of African descent inherited from a colonial past and historical slave trade,” the Council of Europe says, according to Reuters. Read more here.

Related: The Twitter Post That Brought On a Reckoning with Portugal’s Colonial War: The Case of Mamadou Ba

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