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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We have been able to show that a high fraction of the slavemaker pupae are killed by slave workers," the researcher said.
Runaways frequently passed by posing as free blacks or legally leased slave workers.
Shield makers were slave workers, whereas shield bearers were free men.
Fliers distributed in the cities and the group's Web site on trabalho escravo (slave labor) include 1995 estimates of 26,000 slave workers.
My companion, a settler from Kiriat Arba, was proud of the building erected by Herod's slave workers some 2,000 years ago as a house of prayer, supposedly over the tomb of Abraham and his family.
He also "employed" 50,000 slave workers in his factories that churned out machinery for the German army, the Daily Mail reports.
They were built as tributes to ancient gods by thousands of slave workers.