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Instant Opinion: ‘not being Corbyn’ isn’t enough for Starmer
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Instant Opinion: ‘not being Corbyn’ isn’t enough for Starmer

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 13 July
13 Jul 2020
Should the UK pay slavery reparations?
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Should the UK pay slavery reparations?

Greene King and Lloyd’s of London pledge to pay compensation over founders’ links to human trafficking
18 Jun 2020
Which UK cities most benefited from the slave trade?
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Which UK cities most benefited from the slave trade?

London, Liverpool and Bristol among those built with proceeds of human trafficking
11 Jun 2020
Italy’s slave labour problem
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Italy’s slave labour problem

Human rights groups claim thousands of migrants are forced into agricultural labour
20 Jun 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Cambridge and slavery
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Why everyone’s talking about Cambridge and slavery

Inquiry to explore how institution may have benefited from slave trade, and whether it should pay reparations
1 May 2019
US school apologises for slave role play
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US school apologises for slave role play

Students in Virginia told to overcome physical obstacles to mimic slaves who took part in the Underground Railroad
22 Feb 2019
How slavery was finally abolished across the British Empire
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How slavery was finally abolished across the British Empire

Today marks the 184th anniversary of the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act
1 Aug 2018

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What caused the American Civil War?
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What caused the American Civil War?

Fight between northern Union states against those in the south ‘determined what kind of nation the US would be’
4 Jun 2018
Brits now make up majority of UK slavery victims
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Brits now make up majority of UK slavery victims

More than 5,000 children are among the record number of victims reported last year, investigators warn
26 Mar 2018
Slavery cases in London up by 60%
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Slavery cases in London up by 60%

As many as 1,600 human trafficking cases expected to be reported in the capital in 2017
11 May 2017
Swing Low: England rugby accused of stealing slave anthem
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Swing Low: England rugby accused of stealing slave anthem

The adoption of an African-American spiritual by English rugby fans is 'unfortunate' say US academics
9 Mar 2017
Samuel L Jackson slams Carson for calling slaves immigrants
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Samuel L Jackson slams Carson for calling slaves immigrants

Pulp Fiction star leads the criticism against Donald Trump's new housing secretary
7 Mar 2017
UK must lead modern slavery fight. says Theresa May
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UK must lead modern slavery fight. says Theresa May

Prime Minister pledges £33m and sets up cabinet taskforce to tackle 'barbaric evil'
1 Aug 2016
Slavery on the rise: The ten worst offending countries
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Slavery on the rise: The ten worst offending countries

Global Slavery Index estimates that more than 46 million people are trapped around the world
2 Jun 2016
The legacy of slavery: three challenges for the US
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The legacy of slavery: three challenges for the US

America is once again going through a period of soul-searching, 150 years after abolition of slavery
9 Dec 2015
Britain to build prison in Jamaica
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Britain to build prison in Jamaica

Government will spend £25 million so hundreds of foreign criminals can be sent home to the Caribbean
30 Sep 2015
MODERN SLAVERY: 'Oliver Twist' kids used in street crime
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MODERN SLAVERY: 'Oliver Twist' kids used in street crime

'Oliver Twist scenarios' are playing out on British streets, despite the government's new anti-slavery legislation
1 Jun 2015
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