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Naomi Ormskerk in dagblad Trouw: zowel religieuze instellingen als slachtoffers van institutioneel misbruik hebben een rol te spelen in herstel

11/01/2023 Dwangarbeid en exploitatie binnen katholieke instituten heeft veel leed aangericht, bijvoorbeeld onder meisjes in instellingen van de Goede Herder. In het herstel van dit leed spelen behalve de slachtoffers ook de verantwoordelijke organisaties een rol, schrijft promovenda Naomi Ormskerk van de Universiteit voor Humanistiek in een opiniestuk in Trouw dat op 11 januari verscheen. […]

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In newspaper NRC Obiozo Ukpabi calls on Shell to reckon with its controversial legacies in Netherlands and Nigeria

27/11/2022 Oil and gas companies such as Shell must reckon with the past and their responsibilities in Netherlands and in Nigeria. Ukpabi writes in reaction to the decision of the four Nigerian widows who sued Shell for their alleged complicity in human rights violations in the Niger delta, to drop their case. After years of litigation they see no more options to seek redress for the ‘unavoidable consequences of the destructive logic of profit over people’.

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‘Reconstructing how their history became our history’ Nicole Immler provides commentary in daily newspaper Trouw’

12/11/2022 In this article, Rianne Oosterom reconstructs how the Dutch slavery past moved from the letters page (with a letter from Volkskrant reader Roy Kaikusi Groenberg) to the front page of the public debate. Recently, the Dutch cabinet announced that it will offer formal apologies for the role of The Netherlands in the slavery past. Nicole Immler provided Oosterom with commentary on this decision.

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Podcast on the Keti Koti debate with Nicole Immler

01/07/2021 Nicole Immler participated in a podcast hosted by the University of Humanistic Studies (Utrecht). On the 1st of July each year, the celebration of Keti Koti marks the abolition of slavery in Suriname. Nicole and student Farach Winter talked about the importance of dialogue and the meaning of reparations, especially in light of the […]

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