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Black Americans were not slaves

In the Weekend Star (July 12/13) Oduor Ongwen writes: It has been observed that when slavery was abolished in North America, many a slave was reluctant to leave the former master's houses (. . .) They would have to fend for themselves and would ... The Star (Kenya), 1 week ago
The lawyer who freed slaves Deccan chronicle, 1 month ago

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Anti-slavery campaigner runs for Mauritania's presidency

+ In Mauritania "there has never been an abolition of slavery" according to Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, a candidate running in Saturday's presidential
 International Business Times India1 month ago 20 Percent of a Country Enslaved: A Cry for Mauritania  Huffington Post1 month ago PRESIDENTIAL VOTE: DEFEATED CANDIDATE REJECTS RESULTS  Misna1 month ago Defeated candidate challenges Mauritania poll results  World Bulletin1 month ago
Slate Magazine

Gun-Running, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Border Crisis

The Fast and Furious scandal, if you've forgotten, concerned the bloody aftermath of a Three Stooges plan to let guns "walk" into Mexico so that federal agents could track down their eventual owners. Right, right, it didn't make much ...
 Slate Magazine3 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Juneteenth 2014: History Behind the Day Slavery was Abolished in the US

Juneteenth, otherwise known as Emancipation Day, in Richmond, Virginia, in 1905Wiki Commons/Morgan Riley Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, will be celebrated on Thursday [19 June] as the US ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago We Can Thank the Enlightenment for Independence Day...  OpEdNews.com3 weeks ago The road to Juneteenth  Daily Kos1 month ago Juneteenth: The First Day of Freedom  School Library Journal1 month ago
The Guardian Express

Sexual violence in war: Summit held

Opening the summit, Hague said: "From the abolition of slavery to the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty, we have shown that the international community can tackle vast global problems in a way that was once considered to be impossible. "There is ...
 Frontier Post1 month ago Sexual violence in war: Jolie opens summit in London  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago Angelina Jolie Begins Summit Against Rape  The Guardian Express1 month ago Angelina Jolie opens summit conference on war crimes  UPI1 month ago

Labour for liberty, abolish slavery

RUDOLPH Rocker once said that there is a definite trend in the historical development of human civilisation which strives for the free, unhindered unfolding of the individual and social forces of life. This is indeed an accurate account of human ...
 New Age Bangladesh2 months ago
Digital Journal

Toronto turns TTC subway train into Underground Railroad

Today is Emancipation Day throughout the British Empire, including Canada. The Slavery Abolition Act was signed on this date in 1834 ending
 Digital Journal4 hours ago More activities to mark Emancipation Day  Antigua Observer2 days ago CUPE Ontario celebrating Emancipation Day weekend at Carnival  Benzinga.com1 day ago Emancipation Day wreath-laying ceremony held in Accra  Ghana News Agency2 days ago

Irish slave owners were compensated historian reveals (IrishCentral)

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. Photo by: Library of Congress A Limerick based historian has revealed how prominent Irish families cashed in on the abolishment of slavery . Liam Hogan is currently ...
 Irish Central3 days ago Opinion: Following the money Irish slave owners in the time of abolition  TheJournal.ie5 days ago
Antigua Observer

Centre For Justice Extends Call For Papers

In commemoration of 180 years since the abolition of slavery in Bermuda and the development of human rights since then, the Centre for Justice is organizing a conference on rights, civil liberties, and the administration of justice. Members of the ...
 Bernews1 month ago Ethical Supply Chains  UTS News Room3 days ago Chair of UN working group on human rights visiting Netherlands  Antigua Observer1 month ago Humanitarianism and human rights  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

Exclusive Human rights lawyer Lord Joffe likens the battle for an assisted dying law to the abolition of slavery

Around 1,000 people every year will end their lives through a new assisted dying law, according to the peer who has made the introduction of legislation allowing the terminally ill to choose
 Big News Network2 weeks ago
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