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Obama meets 108-year-old grandson of slave in Indiana

President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Wednesday (June 1) shook hands with 108-year-old Lester Townsend before a speech in Indiana. This

President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Wednesday (June 1) shook hands with 108-year-old Lester Townsend before a speech in Indiana. This

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Five global problems to highlight on International Workers' Day

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

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Spirits Homecoming: an homage to South Korea's sex slaves

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

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Cameron hit for slave reparations in Jamaica

David Cameron has arrived in Jamaica looking to strengthen trade ties with the former British colony. Instead he has been hit with a request for

David Cameron has arrived in Jamaica looking to strengthen trade ties with the former British colony. Instead he has been hit with a request for

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Cameron faces calls for slavery reparations on visit to Jamaica

David Cameron’s trade trip to Jamaica looks set to be disrupted by a row over crueler commerce, the slave trade. Sir Hilary Beckels, chair of the

David Cameron’s trade trip to Jamaica looks set to be disrupted by a row over crueler commerce, the slave trade. Sir Hilary Beckels, chair of the

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Oscar-contender explores Roma enslavement

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

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US hits out at Thailand and Malaysia over human trafficking

US Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Thailand and Malaysia of failing to do enough to to fight human trafficking. The accusation comes as

US Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Thailand and Malaysia of failing to do enough to to fight human trafficking. The accusation comes as

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Italy police raid company exploiting foreign workers

Police have made five arrests for labour exploitation crimes after finding people working in unhealthy and unhygienic conditions at a vegetable

Police have made five arrests for labour exploitation crimes after finding people working in unhealthy and unhygienic conditions at a vegetable

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UK slavery case - alleged victims held in 'collective' for 30 years

Three woman at the centre of slavery allegations in south London are said to have lived in some kind of “collective” where police believe their

Three woman at the centre of slavery allegations in south London are said to have lived in some kind of “collective” where police believe their