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# slaves - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Leader of alleged 'sex cult' Nxivm goes on trial in New York

Smallville actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty to racketeering last month.

# slaves - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves

A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.

# slaves - Sunday 30 August, 2015

# slaves - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Trapped over a €300 debt - the lives of Pakistan's slaves

“I’ve spent the last 40-odd years in this grind, sometimes in one factory, sometimes in another.”

# slaves - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)

We rank second last on a global index of the prevalence of modern slavery.

# slaves - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Opinion: Following the money – Irish slave owners in the time of abolition

What happened to slave owners in Ireland after slavery was abolished? They were handsomely compensated.

# slaves - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

John Kerry made a phone call today to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, just hours after it was revealed that eight more girls had been taken.

# slaves - Monday 5 May, 2014

'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls

There are fears some of the girls were sold as brides for as little as $12.

# slaves - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times Snakes

Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times

Is there anything St Patrick CAN’T do?

# slaves - Monday 30 December, 2013

Wooden shoes, leather-belt beatings and hunger: Slavery, in their own words

Extracts from the WPA Slave Narrative Collection.

# slaves - Friday 27 September, 2013

Hunger-striking Pussy Riot inmate says prison took away her water

“Without water a person dies in a few days during a hunger strike,” said 23-year-old Nadezhda Tolokonnikova.

# slaves - Friday 12 April, 2013

As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O'Leary insists staff not treated like slaves

Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg said he would never travel Ryanair as it is sued by two former stewards for unfair dismissal.

# slaves - Friday 10 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Whale slavery' case flops in court PETA

'Whale slavery' case flops in court

PETA brought a lawsuit seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas in SeaWorld parks, but a judge has halted the case.

# slaves - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Mentally disabled 'slaves' rescued from Chinese brick factories

The victims were abducted and sold to factory owners, who abused them in Dickensian conditions.