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# slaves - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

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

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

May 8th 2019, 8:01 AM 19,678 Views 0 Comments

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
# Whitewashing History
# Whitewashing History

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

Jan 19th 2016, 8:35 AM 10,631 Views 72 Comments

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

# slaves - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Findom in Dublin: The Irish men who are turned on by women spending their money
# Cash Pigs
# Cash Pigs

Findom in Dublin: The Irish men who are turned on by women spending their money

Aug 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 95,484 Views 116 Comments

We’re not making this up.

# slaves - Sunday 14 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,186 Views 29 Comments

“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)
# Low Rank
# Low Rank

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

Nov 19th 2014, 8:36 AM 10,058 Views 25 Comments

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
# Abolition Of Slavery
# Abolition Of Slavery

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

Jul 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,787 Views 70 Comments

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
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

May 6th 2014, 9:33 PM 6,073 Views 12 Comments

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
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

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

May 5th 2014, 9:38 PM 50,279 Views 107 Comments

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

# slaves - Monday 17 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 17th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,841 Views 1 Comment

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
# History
# History

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

Dec 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,409 Views 32 Comments

Extracts from the WPA Slave Narrative Collection.

# slaves - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 1:42 PM 12,016 Views 66 Comments

“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
# Slavery
# Slavery

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

Apr 12th 2013, 3:24 PM 17,686 Views 95 Comments

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

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

'Whale slavery' case flops in court

Feb 10th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,933 Views 19 Comments

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
# China
# China

Mentally disabled 'slaves' rescued from Chinese brick factories

Sep 8th 2011, 11:20 AM 875 Views 10 Comments

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