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Slavery In Asia
Slavery In Asia
Slavery In Asia
Rock Ronald Rozario
Published: May 24, 2021 03:05 AM GMT

Updated: May 24, 2021 10:22 AM GMT

No other living beings enslave and abuse their own species, but the tragic story of human slavery continues unabated and spans both centuries and generations.

The world has more slaves today than ever before thanks to various state and non-state actors and factors that reap economic and non-economic benefits by forcing fellow humans into slavery and denying them freedom, dignity and all opportunities for development. 

The British parliament’s Slavery Abolition Act in 1833 and the US government’s 13th amendment to the constitution in 1865 were pivotal moments in world history. But slavery was never abolished in the true sense; it just morphed into various forms to plague the lives of millions.

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