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.
6bn) compensation payments to more than one million survivors of Nazi-era slave labour.
No decent Scot could ever be proud of a building built on the back of slave labour.
A leaked draft of the agreement reveals that Germany has acceped the "moral responsibility" for using slave labour and the theft of Jewish property.
Rice Milling, Gender, and Slave Labour in Colonial South Carolina," Past and Present, no.
The ten year battle to have Canadian prisoners of the Japanese compensated for slave labour in WWII got support from a surprising quarter in April: the Bloc Quebecois proposed a resolution in favour of compensation, but it hit another stone wall from other members of Bill Graham's Foreign Affairs Committee.
The street art, called Slave Labour, depicts a young boy hunched over a sewing machine making Union Jack bunting.
Just as it used to be when men, women and children were nothing more than slave labour on the land, down the mines and in the mills, living in squalor whilst the elite lived a life of luxury in their mansions, which we now have to pay for the privilege of looking around.
He intended using slave labour to do so as he did with architect Albert Speer's assistance on the Channel Islands and coast of Normandy and Brittany.
Much is said about the existence of slave labour in Brazil.
The reality is that slave labour is as old as the hills, certainly as old as human records.
FRITH in his/her letter (ECHO, October 30) talks about the end of slave labour and the money the Americans made out of World War II.