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Gala celebrates Tibet´s 1959 liberation from slavery

Gala celebrates Tibet´s 1959 liberation from slavery

Full coverage: Serfs' Emancipation Day A festive gala honoring the abolition of slavery in Tibet was held at the Zongjiaolukang area of Lhasa in Northwest China. Folk performance troupes from all over the Tibet Autonomous Region ... CNTV, 1 week ago
Main Characteristics of Slavery Sudan Vision Daily, 2 weeks ago

27 images for abolition of slavery

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Report exposes abuse of UK's domestic "slaves"

UK: Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse UK Government Should Abolish Tied Visa to Protect Workers, Prevent Forced Labor The controversial visa which ties domestic workers in Britain to one employer, effectively making them slaves: ...
 Balita Pinoy2 weeks ago Human rights group hits UK for slavery of migrants  Philippine Daily Inquirer2 weeks ago UK: Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse  Human Rights Watch2 weeks ago
United Nations Multimedia

Slavery: Commemorating dark past to build brighter future

By Funmi Falobi Senior Reporter, Lagos More than a century after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, the world still remembers the horrors of the dark ages when hundreds of thousands of Africans were forcefully shipped to March ...
 Nigeria Daily Independent2 weeks ago Slavery A Historically Tortuous Issue  Daily Outlook2 weeks ago The Transatlantic Slave Trade  Sudan Vision Daily2 weeks ago Victims of Transatlantic slave trade remembered  United Nations Multimedia3 weeks ago
Grist Magazine

On this day: Slave trade abolished 207 years ago

A law to abolish the slave trade was signed by the King on this day 207 years ago, with Christian MP William Wilberforce an influential figure in the trade's demise. The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act was given Royal Assent on 25 March 1807 by ...
 Christian Institute3 weeks ago Henry David Thoreau would have given 12 Years a Slave the Oscar for best picture, too  Grist Magazine1 month ago The Connection Between 12 Years a Slave and Voting Rights  Huffington Post1 month ago '12 Years a Slave': violent, raw historical drama  Daily Nation1 month ago

Maryland mulls repealing Civil War pro-slavery amendment

By (Reuters) - More than 150 years after Maryland adopted a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution barring the abolition of slavery, state lawmakers are considering repealing the Civil War-era ratification. Maryland was one of three states to ...
 Business Insider1 month ago Maryland Mulls Repealing Pro-Slavery Amendment Dating Back To Civil War  Huffington Post1 month ago Maryland Legislature Reconsiders Pro-Slavery 'Shadow Amendment'  Huffington Post2 months ago
MSN Canada

Women's history: The abolitionists

Sugar bowl used in England in the anti-slavery movement boycott in the 1800s. While studying the enslavement of blacks in the Caribbean, where the primary plantation product was sugar, I ran across a photo of a sugar bowl, like the one pictured ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago Descendants of former slaves keep black history alive  MSN Canada1 month ago Black History Descendants of former slaves keep black history alive Small museums dedicated to abolition of slavery can be found all over southern Ontario  CBC1 month ago How descendants of former slaves keep Canada's black history alive  CBC1 month ago

Emancipation Day DC 2014

Join thousands of event goers on April 16th to commemorate the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. Kicking off at festivites at 11 AM, Pennsylvania Ave, NW, will feature a parade full of floats, marching bands, and performances from ...
 Examiner.com1 day ago
Liberty University

Wife of world leader in anti-slavery movement shares passion for justice

In honor of abolition week, Liberty University's Helms School of Government hosted Jan Haugen, wife of Gary Haugen, the founder and CEO of International Justice Mission (IJM), on Monday, March
 Liberty University2 weeks ago
The Root

Belle: A Lesson About British Slavery Buried in a Love Story

Screenshot from Belle trailer Fox Searchlight Pictures Fresh off the Oscar success of 12 Years a Slave , another slavery-themed, major motion picture is set to hit theaters next month. For now youll just have to take my word that it's ...
 The Root1 week ago Freeing Humanity  Huffington Post3 weeks ago Much more than 12 Years a Slave  Daily Maverick1 month ago 12 Years a Slave wins Oscar for best film but the struggle against slavery is far from over  Blue & Green Tomorrow1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

Book: The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

YaleNews features works recently or soon to be published by members of the University community. Descriptions are based on material provided by the publishers. Authors of new books may forward publishers' book descriptions to us by email . The ...
 BusinessWeek4 weeks ago "The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation"  Booktv1 month ago The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
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