As France commemorated the 150th anniversary of its abolition of slavery, modern forms are regularly surfacing. Sylvie O'Dy, president of the , said 122 people were freed from bondage last year in France and she believes that figure is the tip of ... CNN, 1 week ago
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Unable to refute the key role of Christian principles in progressive advances, from abolition of slavery to workers rights, or the geographical congruence of human rights with the historic arc of Judeo-Christianity, Barry Ward (May 9 letter, Worthy ...Japan Times, 1 week ago
For millions of maids, the law is a milestone being compared to Brazil's 19th-century abolition of slavery. For the families that rely on domestics, it's a budget squeeze that could force them to cook and clean for themselves. Congress last week ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago Maids Winning Rights Squeezes Brazilian Families Wallets BusinessWeek, 1 month ago Michelle Chen: Domestic Workers Sow a New Global Movement Huffington Post, 1 month ago An Overtime Win for Brazil's Maids BusinessWeek, 1 month ago
François Hollande (R) attends a ceremony at the Luxembourg Gardens to mark the abolition of slavery, 10 May, 2013 Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes Although French President François Hollande has ruled out the payment of reparations for slavery, a ...Radio France Internationale, 5 days ago FRANCE: French MP pushes Europe to recognise slavery as crime against humanity Radio France Internationale, 1 week ago FRANCE: French bank faces lawsuit over slave trade Radio France Internationale, 1 week ago
Biram Dah Abeid, director of the Mauritanian anti-slavery movement Initiative pour la Résurgence du Mouvement Abolitionniste, has been awarded the Front Line Defendes Award by the President of Ireland. Below is an article published by Front Line ...United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 2 weeks ago UNPO General Secretary Congratulates Biram Dah Abeid For Human Rights Defender Award United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 2 weeks ago
WILLEMSTAD — Together with other committees the National Archaeological-Anthropological Memory Management (NAAM) announced during a press conference yesterday to organize numerous activities in celebration of the historic event.As from this week ...Amigoe.com, 1 month ago
Image courtesy of Library of Congress An abolitionist, John Bingham of Ohio served eight non-consecutive terms in the House. A lawyer by trade, Bingham was named a special judge advocate in the trial of the conspirators against the life of President ...Office Of the Clerk, 1 month ago
MADISON, Wis. — Last week, without much fanfare, Great Britain marked the 206th anniversary of its abolition of the slave trade -- a milestone that must be regarded with a touch of irony. For the next four decades after that historic turning ...EBN Online, 1 month ago
What would happen if there were no prisons? In the same way slavery was abolished in the United States 150 years ago, imagine an emancipation proclamation that releases prisoners from penitentiaries. That's the provocative view of Angela Y. Davis, ...Hamilton Spectator, 1 month ago
"Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation" is the theme of the Fifth Annual Global Student Videoconference which will link 500 students from UNESCO Associated Schools in Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and the United States with other ...UNESCO, 2 months ago Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation GhanaHomePage, 2 months ago
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