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World - International
7/1/2023 5:29:56 PM
Dutch King Willem-Alexander issued a historic royal apology Saturday for the Netherlands' involvement in slavery, saying he felt "personally and intensely" affected.

World - International
5/25/2023 10:29:34 AM
The world’s 20 richest countries are fueling forced labor and account for over half the estimated 50 million people living in “modern slavery,” according to a report released Wednesday.

World - Africa
5/24/2023 11:57:10 AM
North Korea, Eritrea and Mauritania have the highest prevalence of modern slavery in the world, according to the 2023 Global Slavery Index published Wednesday, which noted a "worsening" situation globally since its last survey five years earlier.

World - Africa
1/21/2023 4:11:31 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Saturday the histories of the United States and Africa were "intimately connected" by the "tragedy" of slavery, as Washington seeks to strengthen relations with the continent.

World - International
10/20/2022 5:57:57 PM
More than 150 years after slaves were freed in the U.S., voters in five states will soon decide whether to close loopholes that led to the proliferation of a different form of slavery _ forced labor by people convicted of certain crimes.

World - International
9/12/2022 11:25:25 AM
Fifty million people around the world are trapped in forced labour or forced marriage, the UN said Monday, warning that their ranks had swelled dramatically in recent years.

Books - Reviews
9/28/2021 11:06:28 PM
Writer Shahinaz El-feky was very clear that her novel is a fictional work based on historical events, but once the reader begins reading it, he or she gets the impression that El-Feky was writing a piece of history in 'Saida: Malhamet el Eshq we alhorreya.'

World - Africa
8/11/2021 11:26:46 AM
Some survivors said they had been gang-raped while held captive for weeks on end. Others described being raped in front of their family members

World - Region
9/13/2020 5:20:39 PM
Lebanon has approved a new work contract allowing foreign domestic workers to resign and keep hold of their own passport.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Limelight
7/21/2020 7:49:11 PM

Books - News
9/20/2019 3:46:12 PM
Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of Lukas prizes

World - International
7/12/2019 1:16:19 PM

World - Region
5/5/2019 4:26:59 PM

Arts & Culture - Music
10/26/2018 2:24:16 PM

World - Region
10/13/2018 4:30:57 PM
Iraqi Yazidi human-rights activist Nadia Murad was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this week in recognition of her stand against sexual violence, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - International
9/27/2018 10:39:00 AM

Opinion -
8/15/2018 8:46:06 PM
Abdel Moneim Said reflects on one of the greatest military leaders in US history — a man who fought to preserve the union and abolish slavery

World - International
1/11/2018 4:32:42 PM

Egypt - Politics
11/28/2017 2:34:11 PM

World - International
8/10/2017 3:53:21 PM

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