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Mauritius: A committee focuses on the story of Prince Ratsitatane and the Slave Route of Pamplemousses




Dessin Azize Asgarally
Dessin Azize Asgarally
A committee is currently working in the wake of the recommendations of the report of the "Commission for Justice and Truth", on several issues related to the period of slavery in Mauritius.

The Committee shall include in particular the historical traces of life Ratsitatane prince deported to the island of Madagascar in 1821 and who then took command of an uprising of thirty slaves to escape from the prison in Port-Louis.
 
Taken over by the British colonial authorities, Ratsitatane is executed.
 
Representatives of the National Archives of Mauritius came to bring their historical knowledge of the life of Ratsitatane.
 
Other historical path which the members of the committee, like Jacques Panglose, Professor Vijaya Teelock and Elwyn Chutel try to explore the creation of a slave route in the region of Pamplemousses, in the north of Mauritius, as related by the newspaper Défi Quotidien.



Fabrice François


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