Here are five tracks which were written for ‘Michael’, a short film entered into the Unchosen Film Competition whose mission it is to combat modern-day slavery in the UK. 109 more words
Four families, including a one-year-old baby, fled to China to escape the tyranny of North Korea. Now China might send them home where they could face… 97 more words
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“To start your experience, please help yourself to coffee, tea and muffins,” bubbles the animated woman in the bright purple t-shirt as she points to the breakfast spread laid out before us. 911 more words
It may come as a shock that slavery still exists right here in Australia. And it’s not just in the sex slave trade. More and more the figures are reflecting a trend towards forced labour, where workers are either brought into the country to work as slaves or existing residents are coerced into work for no pay. 105 more words
The first case study covering the topic of slavery at sea relating to New Zealand fisheries has been published by HRAS. The detail contained therein is authored and supplied by the New Zealand NGO, Slave Free Seas. 271 more words
“The modern world hates to see black folks resting.” — Lewis Gordon, “African American Philosophy, Race, and the Geography of Reason.”
In the 19th century, the opponents of penal colonialism thought it inadvisable to deport prisoners to hard labour. 3,906 more words