ShowReparations in Action!
Broadcast TitleClimate Change Conference in Copenhagen - Oppressed Nations Demand Reparations
Broadcast Date2009-12-27
Record Date2009-12-27
SummaryAt the Climate Change Conference held in December 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark, strong voices were heard from representatives of oppressed nations demanding payment of the debt owed by imperialist countries. The G-77, the largest intergovernmental organization of "developing states" in the United Nations, strongly confronted imperialist countries demanding trillions of dollars of reparations for "genocide of indigenous nations, transatlantic slave trade, colonial era and invasions." Hear clips from statements made at COP15 by Hugo Chavez, Evo Morales, and others, with live commentary by African People's Solidarity Committee Chairwoman Penny Hess. Call-in with your comments and questions.