Slavery

Slavery and enslavement are both the state and the condition of being a slave, who is forbidden to quit their service for another person and is treated as property. Historically, enslavement was a typical outcome of military defeat, and a reason to join or support an army. Individuals, then, usually became slaves due to force, coercion of one sort or another, although there was voluntary slavery to pay a debt or obtain money for some purpose. In chattel slavery, the enslaved person is legally rendered the personal property (chattel) of the slave owner. In economics, the term de facto slavery …

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ECPAT UK: Every Child Protected Against Trafficking - UK · 17 July 2024 English

This report explores the heightened risks of human trafficking faced by unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK, specifically those accommodated in Home Office hotels. Through a combination of legal …

funded by the Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre (Modern Slavery PEC), which in turn the authors and not necessarily of the Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre or Foreword 910 Foreword by the Independent Anti- Slavery Commissioner No child should be housed in unsafe used to identify potential victims of modern slavery. Last year, 44% of people referred to the NRM including the extremes of trafficking/’modern slavery’ (see, e.g., Hodkinson et al., 2021). Concurrently


Law Council of Australia · 8 July 2024 English

The Law Council is supportive of the inclusion of onshore and offshore education agents in the changes at item 4 of the Bill to the definition of ‘education agent’ via …

Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) that relate to slavery and slavery-like conditions, trafficking in persons and


ANROWS: Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety · 1 July 2024 English

The Network The Network was established in 2011 following the The national filicide project implementation of DFV death review mechanisms in several Australian jurisdictions.3 The Network is The current project …

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Individual Contributors to Policy Commons · 1 July 2024 English

To engage with the large literature on the economic effects of slavery, we use antebellum census data to test for statistical differences at the 1860 free-slave border. We find evidence of lower population the border region was half underutilized. This […] The post Deep roots, the persistent legacy of slavery on free labor markets appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

The Kuwaiti authorities have been escalating the repression of critics throughout 2024, by prosecuting and imposing prison sentences on individuals solely based on their speeches or writings, and stripping people …

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Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

Ahead of the final decision on the extradition case of Belarusian activist Andrei Gnyot, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said: “In light of the …

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Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

From Mali to Guinea to Senegal, demonstrations are all too often brutally, and even lethally, put down. And yet Amnesty International emphasizes that violence by the forces of law and …

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Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

On 26 June Egypt’s Emergency State Security Criminal Court (ESSC) sentenced protester Mahmoud Hussein to three years in prison for wearing an anti-torture T-Shirt. He was arrested following the court …

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Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

Reacting to the decision of the Trial Chamber X of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to convict Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz for some of the war crimes and crimes …

girls and women left tormented by rape, sexual slavery and other conflict-related sexual violence at the crimes against humanity of torture, rape, sexual slavery and other inhuman acts in the context of the take-over crimes and crimes against humanity of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage, as well as the war crime of Amasrakad COUNTRY CAMPAIGNS CAMPAIGNS NEWS NEWS Modern Slavery Act Statement Finances Volunteer Privacy Policy


Amnesty International · 26 June 2024 English

Responding to last night’s fatal shooting of Malay Muslim human rights defender Roning Dolah in Thailand’s insurgency-ridden southern border region, Amnesty International’s Thailand Researcher Chanatip Tatiyakaroonwong said: “This tragic incident …

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