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Surinam freedom fighter Grey T-shirt
The Present tee has a regular fit comes with short sleeves and classic crewneck. On the front we have a image of Present one of the three Surinamese freedom fighters with the Surinamese flag.
On the back we have the small description of their story.
• Unisex regular fit. We recommend woman sizing down.
• 100% sustainable cotton
Price incl. VAT
Present was a young man enslaved. He was one of the three freedom fighters held responsible for the great city fire in Paramaribo. Present had fled from his original owner and hid in the Picorni forest together with other runaways. To survive, they committed petty robberies to get food and other necessities of life.
On 3 September 1832, they set fire to Monsanto’s shop as a diversion to get necessities elsewhere. The next day it became clear exactly how big the fire was.
Present, together with Codjo and Mentor, were identified as the arsonists. On 26 January 1833 they were sentenced to death.
Present was about 20 years old at the time of the judge’s ruling. Present had a soft voice but was the most talkative of the 3 main suspects
PLAIN starts this campaign to introduce our followers to Surinamese heroes/freedom fighters. We do not want these people to be forgotten.