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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Back in the masters' nest, which can be located in hollow acorns, nutshells, or twigs, the brood care behaviour of the emerging slave workers is exploited to the advantage of the slavemaker species.
It is thought the Germans feared that the "Continental XI" - a team of slave workers from various parts of occupied Europe - would launch an Escape to Victorystyle bid for freedom.
It is thought that the match was banned by the German occupiers of the island because they feared that the "Continental XI" - a team of slave workers from various parts of occupied Europe - would launch an Escape to Victory-style bid for freedom.
Just before the Civil War, there were 1,600 naval stores establishments in the Tar Heel State employing 4,000 mostly slave workers.
The largest construction in the Channel Islands, it was hewn out of solid rock by slave workers of many nationalities during the occupation.
When she inherited his art collection she sold it and used the money to benefit Jewish women and former slave workers in the Soviet Union, where other aid was not available.
There are chapters on the size of the slave population; slave status and religion; exports and marketing; slaves in the domestic scene (general treatment, household slaves, slave workers, slaves and the state, and slaves as a means of exchange); the slave market in Kuka (Borno); and antislavery measures.
During its first two months in office, 841 slave workers were released and paid compensation.
In this mode, he blames progress for the further dichotomization of society into virtual slave workers and capitalists.