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Demand UK Police Record and Investigate Modern Slavery Crimes PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, protection )

Anna
- 44 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is one of the worst crimes imaginable. The victims are stripped of their basic rights and freedoms. They are kept isolated from society and from loved ones. Often they are forced to live in cramped and squalid conditions
Jack Daniels' Secret History Shows the Recipe Was Actually Developed By a Black Slave
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, freedoms, slavery, false American History )

Cheryl A.
- 156 days ago - readersupportednews.org
A white Christian preacher in Lynchburg, Tenn., "owned" people. One of those people he "owned" was Nearis Green, a black man who was a skilled distiller of liquor. That black man, a slave, taught George Garvin Brown how to make whiskey. Peace.
Texas Judge Scolds Confederate Heritage Group: 'The Symbol of Slavery Is Not Something to Honor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, society, culture, ' Descendants of Confederate Veterans, Texas, freedoms, rights, politics, government, slavery, racism, Veteran's Day Parade, Confederate flag, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 400 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas county judge lashed out at the Descendants of Confederate Veterans on Tuesday after the Austin Veterans Day Parade Committee ruled that the group could fly the Confederate flag in the city's Veteran's Day Parade.
FIGHT! CHILD SLAVERY ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, slavery, protection )

CherAWAY
- 546 days ago - nochildforsale.ca
Millions of children âEUR" some as young as 6-years old âEUR" are working as slaves in sweatshops, on plantations, in dangerous mines and in the sex trade. This is unacceptable and it must STOP!
City to Acknowledge It Operated a Slave Market for More Than 50 Years - WNYC
Society & Culture  (tags: Slavery, New York Slave Market, U.S.History, History of Slavery, Slave Trade, New York built by slaves, U.S. economy based on slavery, profits off Slavery )

Barbara
- 603 days ago - wnyc.org
Slave Market: New historical marker will be the city's first acknowledgement on a sign designed for public reading that in the 1700s New York had an official location for buying, selling, and renting human beings, on the corner of Wall Street and Pearl.
Free MauritaniaâEUR(TM)s Anti-Slavery Activists
Society & Culture  (tags: Mauritania, Islam, Muslims, slavery, slaves, crime, ethics, freedoms, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Gillian
- 676 days ago - walkfree.org
Mauritania fully outlawed slavery in 2007 but has systematically failed to end it in practice. It has fallen to activists like Biram to fight for peopleâEUR(TM)sâEUR(TM) freedom and they face regular harassment and harsh treatment in their campaigning.
Broken On All Sides - CORRECT LINK   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Broken On All Sides, race, mass incarceration, voter suppression, slavery, prison slavery, justice system, The New Jim Crow, collateral consequences, racial inequities, minorities )

Dandelion
- 780 days ago - youtube.com
Addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. Mass incarceration has become The New Jim Crow. It is something that has an impact upon us all, one doesn't have to be a minority to feel the pain.
Stop Columbus Day From Being Recognized as a National Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Columbus Day, petition, remove as National Holiday, slavery, torture, rape, pillage, horror )

Dandelion
- 789 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States government has the responsibility to recognize that celebrating Columbus day is an act of injustice that upholds a juvenile fairy tale and is in no way worthy of celebration.
Let's Take a Stand for Teachers Forced to Work in Fields ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: slavery, cotton, Uzbekistan, world, ethics, school children )

Nancy
- 811 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Today, teachers and students in Uzbekistan, like the ones you see here, are being sent to fields to pick cotton rather than heading to classrooms.
Help End Modern Slavery in the Thai Fishing Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, environment, suffering, torture, protection )

CherAWAY
- 889 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
PepsiCo: Commit to Slavery-Free Palm Oil ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, palm oil )

CherAWAY
- 891 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Call on PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to pledge to exclusively and immediately use slavery-free palm oil.
Stop Child Slaves From Being Trafficked to Lake Volta, Ghana ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, slavery, environment, protection )

CherAWAY
- 906 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every year thousands of children in Ghana are sent to Lake Volta, to a life of modern slavery in the fishing industry. Some are callously sold by their families. Others are sent in ignorance by parents who believe traffickers' promises of an education
TESCO: Stop Selling Seafood Produced By Slaves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, slavery, seafood, environment )

CherAWAY
- 909 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
A recent Guardian exposé and Environmental Justice Foundation investigations have shown serious human rights abuses including forced labour, trafficking, slavery and murder in the Thai seafood industry, which is the main supplier of shrimp
Tell New Zealand to Help End Slavery at Sea ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, slavery )

CherAWAY
- 922 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ruslan's story of appalling exploitation aboard a fishing ship in New Zealand waters made headlines around the world in 2012 - and it is not an isolated case. Evidence suggests that hundreds are working in slavery-like conditions at sea in New Zealand:
Cliven Bundy: If People Think I'M Racist, Blame MLK Jr. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, Cliven Bundy, Nevada, slavery, society, culture, ethics, news, politics )

Carrie
- 957 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
CLIVEN BUNDY KEEPS ON CLIVEN'. "Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claimed during a Friday interview on CNN that he didn't understand the bipartisan outrage over his recent comments suggesting the 'Negro people' were 'better off' as slaves.
 

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