Free the Slaves

Type: Organization
Name: Free the Slaves (FTS)
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves
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 Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Don't Scapegoat U.S. Trafficking Law Because of Child Refugee Crisis

There was a time in American history when runaway slaves were hunted down and returned to their masters. Free the Slaves believes that the United States should not return to those days. There is no question that some of the unaccompanied Central American ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Efforts to Clean Up 'Fast Fashion' Supply Chains Face a Tough Road

When customers at the U.K. clothing brand Primark check the labels of its garments, they usually expect to see low, low prices: £6.00for a T-shirt or £10for a dress (approximately $10 or $20, respectively). But last month, shoppers at locations in Belfast ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti - Politic : The «Restavèks» on the agenda of CIDP

13/07/2014 13:03:57 Thursday, during the meeting of the Interministerial Committee on Human Rights (CIDP) it was particularly question of the study on childhood domesticity in Haiti. A UNICEF team, accompanied by a representative of the organization ... [Published Haitilibre.com - Jul 13 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]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sex Slaves and the Surveillance State

Her name, like that of nearly all the victims, is unknown. Notolder than a teenager, she has large, downturned eyes, long andwavy hair, and pale skin. She wears a demure white dress,suggesting that the life she lived before she found herself in thisdungeon ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Announcing the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual Classy Awards

Winners Announced at Red Carpet Ceremony on May 3rd The CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, is proud to announce the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual CLASSY Awards. The 8 Winners will be announced onstage at the CLASSY Awards ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisionist History: Government Didn't Free the Slaves

SoundCloudSomebody really needs to tell Republicans to just stop talking about slavery, because it's clear that despite all their talk about "rebranding" and "outreach," 149 years after the end of the Civil War they still don't get it: Jim DeMint Asserts ... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip Free the Slaves 2014)

It’s an ancient abuse, but it persists throughout the world today. Slavery remains one of the greatest human rights challenges of history. Modern-day slavery looks different than the sailing ships and shackles we learned about in history class. Today, ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]

Quotes

"This is a consumer right-to-know bill. As consumers we all have the right to know that we are not buying slavery-tainted toys, clothes or other items off the shelf. We can then decide whether or not to take our business elsewhere if a company refuses to take slavery seriously" Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J , a supporter of the bill, said to U S News in an emailed statement
...Gertrude C Séjour of the Maurice Sixto Foundation believes, too, that it is necessary to involve all the actors saying that "The phenomenon Restavèk is a problem for the entire Haitian society, not just the Haitian State" . The Foundation wishes participated in the Steering Committee of the study, as is already the case for many organizations
puts it, "the growth of the twentieth-century American state…came"

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A Photographer Went Into The Dark To Show You T... [Published Upworthy - Jul 24 2014]
Study: Don't Scapegoat U.S. Trafficking Law Bec... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Efforts to Clean Up 'Fast Fashion' Supply Chain... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 16 2014]
Haiti - Politic : The «Restavèks» on the agenda... [Published Haitilibre.com - Jul 13 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]
Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisioni... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]
Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves [Published Able2Act - Jan 22 2007]
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Heroic Alec Shelberforce Fights to Free the Slaves [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - May 13 2014]
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. ...
Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisioni... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
SoundCloudSomebody really needs to tell Republicans to just stop talking about slavery, because it's clear that despite all their talk about "rebranding" and "outreach," 149 years after the end of the Civil War they still don't get it: Jim DeMint Asserts ...
What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]
It’s an ancient abuse, but it persists throughout the world today. Slavery remains one of the greatest human rights challenges of history. Modern-day slavery looks different than the sailing ships and shackles we learned about in history class. Today, ...
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