Slavery

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Three jailed Mauritanian anti-slavery activists on Monday went on hunger strike to protest their treatment by prison authorities, their campaign...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Clashes between police and protesters left four injured on Thursday in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, after security forces used tear gas to...
Friday, January 16, 2015
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A Mauritanian court on Thursday sentenced three anti-slavery activists to two-year jail terms each for "unauthorized assembly" and "incitement,"...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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Qatar was ranked fourth in a global ranking of countries where slavery is most prevalent, a rights group said on Monday. The Walk Free Foundation, an...
Monday, November 17, 2014
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A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media...
Monday, April 7, 2014
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Mohamed Nazzal
It should not be “ordinary” that a migrant domestic worker is beaten, humiliated, and then raped, supposedly to discipline her, without much outrage...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Abdullah Elmaazi
Tawergha and Misrata: two Libyan towns with unfortunate historical ties. The former was established by emancipated slaves, the latter was the home of...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
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