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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I am quite sure,' repeated Sissy, 'that it is the only reparation in your power, sir.
Has misgivings that the goods of this world which we have painfully got together early and late, with wear and tear and toil and self-denial, are so much plunder; and asks to whom they shall be given up, as reparation and restitution
I endure without murmuring, because it is appointed that I shall so make reparation for my sins.
But Mrs Clennam, resolved to treat herself with the greater rigour for having been supposed to be unacquainted with reparation, refused to eat her oysters when they were brought.
recalls in part II, Christian churches recoiled from the demand for reparations when it was presented in the Black Manifesto at Riverside Church in 1968.
The State Government will establish an $11 million Stolen Generations reparations fund.
GENEVA, Oct 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has agreed, once more, to let Iraq postpone its final payment of reparations to the 1990-91 Gulf War, USD 4.
Jamaican politicians told the PM Britain must pay reparations for the 200-year-old slave trade.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- Campaigners for reparations have made calls for the British government to financially recompense Jamaica for the slave trade, on the eve of British Prime Minister David Cameron's first official visit to the country.
Queen Mother Moore introduced me to the concept of Reparations and became my mentor on this issue.
GREECE'S defence minister said his country's government has obtained "stunning evidence" to support its claim that German Second World War reparations are worth a massive PS203.
7 billion euros in reparations from World War Two as "stupid" on Tuesday, while the German opposition said Berlin should repay a forced loan dating from the Nazi occupation.