Free the Slaves

Type: Organization
Name: Free the Slaves (FTS)
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

'There is a market for selling humans'

Editor's note: John D. Sutter is a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN's Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. E-mail him at ctl@cnn.com. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. ... [Published CNN - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Nigeria, Slavery, Kidnapping
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘The Roman Guide to Slave Management’ Is Brilliant: Hoelterhoff

These days, PAs and nannies do whatthey can, but in the golden days of Rome , life required slaves.Lots of them.How and where to buy the best gets “ The Roman Guide toSlave Management : A Treatise by Marcus Sidonius Falx” off to acaptivating start.Chapter ... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

There are more slaves today than EVER before in the history of the world

There are apparently 21-30 million slaves in existence today , and the group said this is a conservative estimate.This is compared to an estimate of 9-11 million people who landed alive in Europe from Africa during the slave trade .Map via The Washington ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Miscounting human trafficking and slavery

Two recent ‘studies’ have attracted a lot of international attention. Each presents incredibly flawed findings. And these studies matter. The conventional wisdom is that human trafficking is a major problem today, victimizing millions of people ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Happy endings? Slavery, emancipation and freedom

Let’s stop giving the architects and beneficiaries of an increasingly neoliberalworld order a platform on which to parade their moral condemnation of ‘slavery’,and focus on efforts to transform the meaning of ‘freedom’.  New abolitionist organizations ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Marin Snapshot: Lisa Kristine keeps the focus on modern-day slavery

San Francisco native Lisa Kristine has traveled all over the world photographing indigenous people since she was a teen.Despite earning acclaim from such luminaries as the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Queen Mother of Bhutan for her stunning ... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Photographer Went Into The Dark To Show You The People Who Work There Every Day

Think about the 1860s. Think of what we've developed since then: women's suffrage, vaccination, Nutella, space travel, etc. And yet, for as far as we've come, we still haven't developed a way to be, species-wide, decent to each other. You will see the ... [Published Upworthy - Jul 24 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Heroic Alec Shelberforce Fights to Free the Slaves

181 years since the Slavery Abolition Act heralded the victory of William Wilberforce’s campaign to end the slave trade, Tory MP Alec Shelbrooke is continuing the heroic Wilberforceonian tradition of fighting for the freedom of oppressed peoples. ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - May 13 2014]

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"Any time there's conflict -- particularly when that's accompanied by historic discrimination against women and sex violence and abuse -- it's actually not uncommon that there would be this type of kidnapping" Karen Stauss, director of programs at Free the Slaves, a Washington-based advocacy group, told me
investigations "established a more aggressive model for federal law"

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'There is a market for selling humans' [Published CNN - Oct 21 2014]
‘The Roman Guide to Slave Management’ Is Brilli... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 15 2014]
There are more slaves today than EVER before in... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 14 2014]
Miscounting human trafficking and slavery [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 08 2014]
Happy endings? Slavery, emancipation and freedom [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 07 2014]
Marin Snapshot: Lisa Kristine keeps the focus o... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Sep 28 2014]
A Photographer Went Into The Dark To Show You T... [Published Upworthy - Jul 24 2014]
Heroic Alec Shelberforce Fights to Free the Slaves [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - May 13 2014]
Sex Slaves and the Surveillance State [Published REASON Online - Apr 22 2014]
Announcing the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves [Published Able2Act - Jan 22 2007]
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