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Slaves.

Post by muni » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:03 am

Nepali slaves in the Middle East - video
Pete Pattison investigates the trafficking of people escaping poverty and conflict in Nepal. Unscrupulous agents take huge sums of money from them for work abroad then consign them to slavery and appalling conditions in the Middle East. Many are abused by their employers and some are killed at the hands of agents

Date of the video is april last year, but still going on, no solution for the poorest. Worldly power is so admired...!!!

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Re: Slaves.

Post by muni » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:29 am

The United Nations Slavery Convention of 1926 defines slavery as ‘the status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised’ . Slavery has similarly been defined as the inability of the enslaved person to exercise free will . A slave is obtained by coercion and is subjected to the will of their owner . According to these definitions it is clearly evident that a slave, just like any merchandise, was captured and taken away from Africa to become the property of another.
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Today. The CNN Freedom Project reports that in the Ivory Coast alone, there are an estimated 200,000 children working the fields, many against their will, to satisfy the world's hunger for chocolate.

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Post by muni » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:34 am

The lobsters are delicious Sir! Honduras. Their afflictions range from a limp to a chronic inability to stand or walk, all brought on by decompression sickness (DCS). But they are the lucky ones...http://alertdiver.com/400" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Slaves.

Post by Grigoris » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:32 pm

muni wrote:Nepali slaves in the Middle East - video
Pete Pattison investigates the trafficking of people escaping poverty and conflict in Nepal. Unscrupulous agents take huge sums of money from them for work abroad then consign them to slavery and appalling conditions in the Middle East. Many are abused by their employers and some are killed at the hands of agents

Date of the video is april last year, but still going on, no solution for the poorest. Worldly power is so admired...!!!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2 ... ates-video" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Same thing happens to Afghan refugess during their transit through Turkey. They are bonded to textile factories in order to pay off their debts to smugglers. The smugglers con them by saying it costs $x to get to Europe but once they get them as far as Istanbul they so now you have to pay another $x for the rest of the journey.

I have personally had contact with hundreds of Afghan kids that were forced to work in the Turkish textiles industry.
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Re: Slaves.

Post by muni » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:42 am

gregkavarnos wrote:
muni wrote:Nepali slaves in the Middle East - video
Pete Pattison investigates the trafficking of people escaping poverty and conflict in Nepal. Unscrupulous agents take huge sums of money from them for work abroad then consign them to slavery and appalling conditions in the Middle East. Many are abused by their employers and some are killed at the hands of agents

Date of the video is april last year, but still going on, no solution for the poorest. Worldly power is so admired...!!!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2 ... ates-video" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Same thing happens to Afghan refugess during their transit through Turkey. They are bonded to textile factories in order to pay off their debts to smugglers. The smugglers con them by saying it costs $x to get to Europe but once they get them as far as Istanbul they so now you have to pay another $x for the rest of the journey.

I have personally had contact with hundreds of Afghan kids that were forced to work in the Turkish textiles industry.
:namaste:
Kids!
Paying till A and then another higher sum till B and then..! Also happened in Nepal for papers of refugees. And at the end: no papers possible. China, you see, we can nothing do.

Many people in Asia are working hard very long days to provide quality cloth shops, not sure they will be payed each day the little sum the west may not know.

The one way power and energy sucking, all for ego, yes my lord.
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