180 years of Sa Da Bandeira decret

10 Dec 1836- 10 dec 2016…

10 Dec 1836 could remain as one of the important dates in the life of thousands of slaves taken from their lands and brought to Portugal. A decret has been signed by Sa Da Bandeira, the new Home Affair Minister just 3 months after his arrival.

A hope for these people who had been deshumanized and humiliated to finally enjoy life and enjoy their freedom.

Did this decret change anything for them?

10 Dec 2016: 180 years later, what do the new generation know about this date?

The African Lisbon Tour talks about it.

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Santarém 26 Sept 1795- Lisbon 6 Jan 1876  


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