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A requiem for the world’s dead
A requiem for the world’s dead
‘When I first read Ways of Dying, I was fascinated by the unconventional character that is Toloki and the kind of career that he has...
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
A University of Cape Town adjunct professor, who co-authored a study which concluded that fewer slaves were taken from African countries with a...
Cambridge University investigates its links to slavery
Cambridge University investigates its links to slavery
The University of Cambridge on Tuesday announced an investigation into its historic links to slavery, looking at bequests from traders and how its...
How CNN reported on 'child slaves' who were not really enslaved
How CNN reported on 'child slaves' who were not really enslaved
On March 1, CNN aired a video report titled, Freeing the child slaves of Lake Volta, which followed a succession of similar "docufictions" and publications...
Fact check: How many people are enslaved in the world today?
Fact check: How many people are enslaved in the world today?
Modern slavery is a crime against humanity. Although some types of enslavement, like sex trafficking, are widely known, others hide in plain sight....
Truckers UNiTE against human trafficking
Truckers UNiTE against human trafficking
The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) and Salt Employee Benefits (Salt EB) recently joined forces to implement a national Human Trafficking...
Get out of your armchair and DO something to help others!
Get out of your armchair and DO something to help others!
As we kick into high gear to celebrate the centenary of Mandela, there is also a need to pause and reflect. As hundreds of projects under the...
Mauritania’s slavery problem
Mauritania’s slavery problem
Tim Fish Hodgson & Simphiwe Sidu in Nouakchott
This is what life is like in the world's last country to ban slavery
This is what life is like in the world's last country to ban slavery
In 1981, Mauritania made slavery illegal, the last country in the world to do so. Nonetheless, tens of thousands of people – mostly from the...
Eritrea's new normal: The tragedy and the struggle for change
Eritrea's new normal: The tragedy and the struggle for change
Thousands of African refugees and migrants are trapped in Libya, where they are exposed to enslavement, torture and rape. A vast network of...
Nigerians relive Libyan nightmare
Nigerians relive Libyan nightmare
On October 3, a charter plane carrying 140 Nigerians took off from Tripoli, Libya. A few hours later, it touched down at the Murtala Muhammed...
[Video]Slavery in Libya
[Video]Slavery in Libya
We look at how African men are being auctioned and being sold off to smugglers for as little as $400 as part of Libya's slave trade

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