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Qatar moves to end modern-day #slaveryThe Daily StarQatar will introduce a minimum wage for all foreign workers as part of a reform initiative that #the International Trade Union Confederation has termed a breakthrough towards ending modern-day slavery in the Gulf country. The oil-rich nation has also ...and read more...

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Qatar moves to end modern-day #slaveryThe Daily StarQatar will introduce a minimum wage for all foreign workers as part of a reform initiative that #the International Trade Union Confederation has termed a breakthrough towards ending modern-day slavery in the Gulf country. The oil-rich nation has also ...and read more...

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LincolnshireLivePolice could do more to tackle #modern #slavery, according to #reportLincolnshireLive"It doesn't mean all cases are investigated by us or had taken place in Lincolnshire. I can confirm we have at least six active investigations into modern slavery at present." A report has been published today, Tuesday, October 24 by Her Majesty's ...and read more...

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BBC NewsMP Darren Jones sports painted nails in slavery #awareness stuntBBC NewsA Labour MP has spoken with painted nails in the Commons to raise awareness of modern slavery in nail bars. Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, defended Avon and Somerset police officers who had done the same. He said the force had faced a ...and read more...

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South China Morning PostUndercover Malaysian #reporter tells Australian slavery inquiry of 'brainwashed' foreign #fruit #pickers being trapped ...South China Morning PostSaiful Hasam, a reporter with Utusan Malaysia, gave evidence to a modern slavery inquiry on Monday, speaking of the ?thousand sad stories? he heard during his two weeks at a fruit farm in Swan Hill, in northern Victoria. Fruit pickers, often working ...and read more...

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GkMenHistoric George Washington #church to #remove memorial because he owned slavesGkMenThe fallout from those events and others, including the shooting dead of nine people at an African American church in SC in 2015, have sparked debate about symbols of the Confederacy and the legacy of slavery. It added: "We understand that both ...and read more...

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Gummy #bear maker Haribo investigating reports of #slavery on Brazil plantationsGears Of BizHaribo, famous for its fruit-flavoured #gummy bears, came under fire this month after a German television documentary alleged that workers producing a key ingredient used to make the sweets ? carnauba wax ? were trapped in modern-day slavery.and read more...

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Irish TimesAcademic convicted of #defaming #wartime #sex slaves in KoreaIrish TimesA court in Seoul has convicted a history professor on charges of defaming victims of wartime sex slavery, known as ?comfort women?, by saying not all the women were dragged from their homes by Japanese troops. The Seoul high court fined Sejong ...and read more...

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Irish TimesAcademic convicted of #defaming #wartime #sex slaves in KoreaIrish TimesA court in Seoul has convicted a history professor on charges of defaming victims of wartime sex slavery, known as ?comfort women?, by saying not all the women were dragged from their homes by Japanese troops. The Seoul high court fined Sejong ...and read more...

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Capital & ConflictAncient Win-Lose DealsCapital & ConflictBut if you listen to the discussion in America, you might think #slavery was the greatest sin ever committed by mankind? and perpetrated primarily against black people. But slavery was not the worst thing that could #happen to you. Often it was the best read more...

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The #great #slavery debateRecord BeeOf all of Abraham Lincoln's speeches, this one may best typify the schism between the North and the South on the #subject of slavery. Even today, 160 years later, we continue to be a country divided on the subject of equal rights for all persons. For read more...

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PJ MediaPut Same Effort Into Ending Slavery as Fight Against AIDS, Urges ChairmanPJ MediaWASHINGTON ? In his #effort, which has the support of President Trump and Ivanka Trump, to significantly curb modern #slavery, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Wednesday that he wants to replicate results seen in fighting the AIDS pandemic. In 2015, read more...

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Tri-City HeraldHe wants to #fight #sexual #slavery. Pasco man organizes benefit concertTri-City HeraldThe Kirkland-based nonprofit works to fight human trafficking and help women and children trapped in sexual slavery around the world. The representative brought numbers and statistics. He brought photos and stories. And Egerer, an acclaimed read more...

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In a #report published today a group of experts on modern slavery reveal that uncertainty, confusion and threats to EU migrants as a result of Brexit is making it more likely that EU workers will face labour exploitation in the UK. This is a very good, thoughtful report. I?m a bit late to it; the research actually came out in August. The report articulates one of my concerns with ending free movement of workers. Exploitation of EU workers already increasing. Will be far, far worse after Brexit. https://t.co/JnrGI8OyPa — Colin Yeo (@ColinYeo1) October 24, 2017 There is lots of lobbying read more...

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edie.netAchieve and go beyond #compliance in the Modern Slavery Actedie.netThe most recent figures estimate that there are over 40 million victims of #slavery worldwide. Whilst there is an increased awareness about the issues of Modern Slavery and what it means, there is still a lack of understanding about what steps ...and read more...

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Open Democracy40.3 #million #slaves: #challenging the hypocrisy of modern slavery statisticsOpen DemocracyThe emotive power of 'slavery statistics' is reflected in how unquestioned they are within the mainstream press. There are over 40 million slaves in the world today, a new report from the International Labour Organisation and the Walk Free Foundation ...and read more...

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Depths of #slavery, #heard, seen, and feltHarvard GazetteAt the age of 8, Africa-born Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped and sold into slavery. The property of a wealthy Boston family, she could read and speak English 16 months later. By 14, she had mastered Latin, likely knew Greek, and was familiar with read more...

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New York TimesA Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to DifferNew York TimesThe comments drew an instant failing grade from many historians, who have spent decades documenting the central role of slavery in causing the conflict. Many took to Twitter to point out that the Civil War was, in fact, preceded by decades of ...and read more...

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New York TimesA Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to DifferNew York TimesThe comments drew an instant failing grade from many historians, who have spent decades documenting the central role of slavery in causing the conflict. Many took to Twitter to point out that the Civil War was, in fact, preceded by decades of ...and read more...

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WASHINGTON ? Documentary #filmmaker Ken Burns has weighed in on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly?s controversial comments about the Civil War, saying that while many factors contributed to the conflict, one #caused it: read more...

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