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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi wins ...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi wins ...

Washington: In another recognition of his contribution to the field of child rights and abolition of child slavery, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kailash Satyarthi has been honoured with Harvard University's prestigious 2015 Humanitarian of the ..., 1 month ago

The Police State Is Slavery Abolition, Not Reform, Is the Only Solution

(Before It's News) Last week I wrote an article entitled Accountability Is Futile Abolish the Police in which I laid out the reasons in which accountability is a logic impossibility owing to the nature of the self-preservation instinct which ...
 Before It's News1 week ago Abolish Police & the State The Ideas That Will Replace Them  Before It's News6 days ago
Christian Today

Scotland anti-trafficking law: Landmark law makes abolition of modern slavery possible

With the passage of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill, in the space of just one year, all parts of the United Kingdom have passed into law dedicated anti-slavery legislation. Victims across the country now have a voice.
 Christian Today1 month ago

Colonisation effect on ending Maori slavery overstated, says author

Maori have been credited with the abolition of their own slave practices in a new book which debunks a few popular myths. English born, Auckland University educated author Hazel Petrie released her book, Outcasts of the Gods: The struggle over ... months ago
The New Republic Online

Sojourner Truth: Friend of Freedom

Fredrick Douglass, the famous ex-slave, never forgot the night he gave his most pessimistic speech, in Boston's Faneuil Hall. A packed house heard him lash the evils of slavery, then conclude hopelessly that the white people of America would never ...
 The New Republic Online1 week ago
The Hindu

Campaign against bonded labour

With slavery in poultry farms in the district continue to be a major issue, an eight-member theatre group conducted street plays explaining the evils of the bonded labour system and the initiatives taken by the government to overcome it. Aimed at ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Debt trap: India's brick kilns engage slave labour

The working hours in kilns are arduous and the principle of 8 hours a day and 48 hours a week is not followed. The UK observed anti-slavery day on October 18. This year's observance was marked against the practice of modern slavery which ...
 DNA India1 week ago
New Indian Express

Fight to end slavery in all its contemporary …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News United Nations, Nov 5 (IANS) India has called upon the international community to end slavery in all its contemporary manifestations as the General Assembly commemorated the anniversary of the ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago Indian Diaspora in the Caribbean Most Vibrant: Sushma Swaraj in a Book  New Indian Express2 months ago
Slate Magazine

How Did American Slavery End?

Photo illustration by Slate. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress. In Episode 9, the finale episode of the inaugural Slate Academy , the History of American Slavery, hosts Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie discuss emancipation. They ...
 Slate Magazine1 month ago On the Run  Slate Magazine2 months ago
Channel 4

FactCheck: Is George Osborne rewriting history?

The claim For it was Conservatives in previous governments that ended the slave trade, that stopped children working in factories and gave them universal education. They gave equal votes to women and equal rights to disabled people. George ...
 Channel 41 month ago
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