Slavery

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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Now You see me Familiar am I? Yes we have met… Remind you? Imagine this pen was a spade Then think back to your holiday prints Me in the awfully tattered khaki You in baggy shorts and funky t-shirt Looking out of your designer shades As I squint into the midday heat No I wasn’t […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 22nd, 2013
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…HOW NLC SOLD TEACHERS OUT TO OPPRESSORS AFTER BEING BRIBED …WE ARE LIVING IN SOWETO – TEACHERS CRIES OUT Fejiro Oliver Against the law of the International Labor Organization on teachers, stating that teachers should “receive the same remuneration and enjoy the same basic conditions of employment as...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 31st, 2012
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Considering that the abduction, enslavement, rape, and trafficking of Coptic Christian girls, especially minors, in Egypt is at an all time high—according to U.S. lawyers, 550 such cases have been documented in the last five years—Egypt’s Constituent Assembly to the Constitution met yesterday to cons...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 29th, 2012
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Beverly Bell INTRODUCTION Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin Ame...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
May 28th, 2012
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opednews.com They came as slaves; vast human cargo transported on tall British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children. Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Apr 2nd, 2012
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The United Nations Information Centre in South Africa is partnering with the District Six Museum in Cape Town to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The event will take place at the District Six Museum on 3 April 2012 at 18h00....
By benim
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Dec 2nd, 2011
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In case you’ve forgotten, slavery continues to thrive throughout the world- mainly in the form of human trafficking. It’s a pervasive epidemic that few really know much about. That’s why the United Nations set December 2 as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. While m...
By benim
In News
May 18th, 2011
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Up to 27 million people are modern-day slaves, and migrants fleeing violence in North Africa are among those most at risk of being exploited, a senior US official said on Wednesday. Countries where migrants arrive should try to identify potential victims and protect them, rather than opting for immed...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 8th, 2011
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Victim ‘fed just two slices of bread a day and slept on the floor’ ‘Slave’ claims she was forced to work 18 hours per day A retired doctor trafficked an African woman into the UK and kept her as a ‘modern day slave’ for more than three years, a court heard today. S...
By benim
In African History
Jan 7th, 2011
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Information on how many slaves were shipped from Africa across the Atlantic to the Americas during the sixteenth century can only be estimated as very few records exist for this period. But from the seventeenth century onwards, increasingly accurate records, such as ship manifests, are available. Whe...