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 will be raising our concerns about the Brazil slave labour report with the International Poultry Council, to which both South Africa and Brazil belong.
The work included building the infamous siding and ramp where victims were graded for slave labour or instant death.
Local TUC secretary Keith Flett said: "Slave Labour belongs to the people of Haringey, not a wealthy client."
Now THAT'S slave labour - not having to work for a couple of weeks in a shop.
This raises the question: Will the unemployed of Cardiff and other parts of Wales be similarly intimidated into becoming slave labour for the Olympics?
Throw in the effects of divorce and family relationships, starting a new school, teenage angst and the issue of slave labour and you have too much to be explored in any depth.
Later, gold mining in 18th-century Minas Gerais and coffee cultivation in 19th-century Sao Paulo would be among the large enterprises that sucked up huge amounts of slave labour and the victims of the African slave trade.
SLAVE LABOUR: Factory children of the times with deformed limbs (S) 'KING RICHARD': Philanthropist Richard Oastler, a land agent, of Fixby Hall, hero of the textile workers COVER STORY: Hildred Harpin''s successful design for the cover of a booklet detailing the educational provision in the Colne Valley (S) HEAD AND STAFF: National School headmaster Alfred Hirst and his teaching staff in 1910.
This life certificate had to be signed and stamped by Lloyds TSB, in order for me to receive a pension from the German government; it was originally paid to my late husband who was used as slave labour in the Second World War.
According to the Associated Press, the writer was forced to spend 20 years of exile in the US after writing accounts of the torment in the Soviet Union's slave labour camps.
Thousands of kids are being forced to work as slave labour in West Africa to help produce what for British youngsters?