Slavery

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Slavery

The practice in which one person owns another person, or at least that person's labor. In either case, the owner does not compensate the slave for his/her work. Slavery is one of the world's oldest institutions. In the modern world, it is considered one of the most egregious human rights violations. It is illegal in nearly every country, but still exists. In the present, it is strongly associated with sexual trafficking and forced domestic servants.
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Black people contributed, but we didn't get the chance to benefit because of slave labor.
Besides the Ye-Tavoy railway, the military junta has used slave labor on a number of tourism-related projects in connection with its "Visit Myanmar '96" promotional effort.
Ovechkina was transported from her home to an IG Farben plant in Bitterfeld, Germany where she was forced to work as slave labor under German SS guard for three years.
The suit also accuses the Swiss banks of illegally profiting by knowingly accepting assets looted from individuals and communities by the Nazi's, and the profits of German companies that exploited the slave labor of the Nazi's victims.
The Germans quickly overcame their former Fascist allies, and Benigni's father spent the last two years of the conflict imprisoned in a Nazi slave labor camp.
In his new position, to be located in New York, Steinberg will develop and implement programs to verify that Talbots suppliers are satisfying the Company's requirement that they monitor their subcontractors for compliance with all applicable wage, hour and other labor laws as well as Talbots own Code of Conduct for Vendors, which prohibits, for example, the use of child, prison or slave labor.
They still live in a dictatorship with slave labor.
Freed slaves strengthened the Union forces in the North, while slave labor in farms and factories in the South aided the Confederates.
Instead, a human race called the Vath did the construction 75,000 years ago, and not with a complex systems of rocks and levers and slave labor but telekinetic powers.
In 1972, a war crimes trial in Germany ended in acquittal for the ex-police chief accused of liquidating the Wierzbnik ghetto, sending its residents off to Treblinka and to the Nazi slave labor camp at Starachowice.
effort to land a man on the moon, German-born rocket scientist Werner von Braun had a past in which he ran a Nazi weapons project that used slave labor to build the V-2 missiles that rained death and destruction on wartime London.