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Slavery Persists, Even in U.S.
World  (tags: slavery, united states of america, global economy, UnitedNations, humanrights, freedoms )

- 1995 days ago -
Seven score and five years after Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, 40,000 to 50,000 still toil in the United States. And about 27 million in the world.
Poorest Countries in the World
World  (tags: Poverty, Slavery, Exploitation, Child Labour, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 2043 days ago -
Malawi, Somalia, Afghanistan, Burundi, Tanzania...
82-Year-Old American Woman Frees Child Slaves In Nepal (Video)
World  (tags: children, conflict, crime, humans, humanrights, violence, slavery )

- 2111 days ago -
This 82-year-old retired lawyer from California now spends half of her time living in Katmandu, Nepal, where she works to free child slaves.
'House of Horror' Children Never Saw Daylight
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, Austria, Slavery, Sadness, Abuse )

- 2181 days ago -
Story Highlights Father says he held daughter prisoner for nearly 24 years, fathered 7 children NEW: Police say Josef Fritzl forced her to write letter saying she had run away The daughter, now 42, has been missing since 1984, when she was 18
One Man's Personal Mission To End Slavery in Mauritania
World  (tags: slavery, Mauritania )

- 2215 days ago -
Among a knot of parents, Messaoud noticed the cousin of his family's owner and asked him to help him enroll, too. "I can't," the man replied. "What will your master say?"
Senator Barck Obama's Historical Speech On Race 3-18-08 Pt. 1 of 4   video
World  (tags: Barack Obama, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., racism, USA, slavery, discrimination, lynching, war, equal rights )

- 2221 days ago -
Barack Obama give an historical speech on race relations in America.
Eradicate Slavery and Child Labor Abuse in West African Ivory Coast
World  (tags: US, West Africa, Ivory Coast, child labor, slavery, boycott, children )

K. A.
- 2292 days ago -
"We believe that working together Ivory Coast will make (the deadline) and that industry has a major, major role to play," NY Congressman Eliot Engel. Child labor on cocoa farms is HOT issue following heavily-publicised campaigns by some rights groups..
Slavery in the Fields: The Real Price of Sugar
World  (tags: Haitians, sugar plantations, slavery, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 2293 days ago -
The Price of Sugar" is a powerful documentary about the plight of Haitians toiling on sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic. These workers cross the border from Haiti to labor in conditions that the film's central protagonist.....................
Foreign Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuses -Violence, Harassment & Exploitation- From Middle East Employers
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', MiddleEast, Violence against Women, Sri Lankan domestic workers, harassment, exploitation, slavery, violence, torture, abuse )

- 2343 days ago -
The govts of Middle Eastern countries expose these women to abuse by refusing to guarantee weekly rest day, limits to workday, freedom of movement & other rights taken for granted Human Rights Watch report says; should do more to protect them from labor
Asian 'Child Slaves' at British Cannabis Farms: Report
World  (tags: child slaves, children, slaves, slavery, asian, child trafficking, cannabis, factories, child labor )

- 2398 days ago -
LONDON (AFP) - Criminal gangs are trafficking hundreds of children into Britain and forcing them to work in cannabis factories, with at least one child per week being found by police, a report said Sunday.
360+ 'Slaves' Rescued: Mentally Handicapped Forced Into Slavery
World  (tags: asia, china, corruption, crime, freedoms, ethics, HumanRights, slavery, abuse, handicapped, labor, labor camps )

- 2428 days ago -
Hundreds of mentally handicapped people have been rescued from slavery in Chinese brickyards & other workplaces. At least 1340 people, including 367 who are mentally handicapped, have been taken from brick kilns, mines and other forced labour situations.
China Vows Crackdown on Slavery
World  (tags: china, children, slavery, child labour HumanRights, freedoms )

- 2494 days ago -
China announced a nationwide crackdown on enslavement and child labour today, in the highest admission yet of grim exploitation in rural brick kilns where official complicity has been charged.
'Slaves' Rescued From China Firm
World  (tags: Cina, Human Rights Violations, Human Rights, Sweat Shops, Slavery )

- 2505 days ago -
Thirty-one dirty and disorientated workers have been rescued from a brickwork factory in China, where they were being held as virtual slaves. Eight workers were so traumatised by their experiences that they were only able to remember their names.
Modern Slavery 101
World  (tags: HumanRights, children, women, men, slavery, sex, bondage, forced labor )

- 2548 days ago -
"The fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world" Frm. Sec. of State Madeleine Albright. 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked internationally every year. Approximately 80% of them are women and children.

- 2557 days ago -
The global scandal of violence against children is a horror story too often untold. With malice and clear intent, violence is used against the members of society least able to protect themselves--children !

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