US officials determined there was credible evidence the ship, operated by a Chinese national, is using forced labour.
August 1 is now recognised across Canada as Emancipation Day, marking the end of slavery in the British Empire in 1834.
‘Labour abuse is baked into the supply-chain model championed by apparel giants,’ one labour rights researcher said.
The statue of US Confederate General Robert E Lee has been removed four years after it sparked deadly protests.
Annual report says pandemic, climate change impacted vulnerable, downgrades Malaysia to lowest tier.
What would you write on the blank slate?
Some residents see the move to declare Juneteenth a holiday as tokenistic as others see a sign of hope.
Long drive to make Juneteenth a national holiday succeeds amid the US’s new reckoning with its history of racism.
The court ruled against Malians who said they were taken from their country as kids and forced to work on cocoa farms.
How music shaped by slavery, epidemics and migration travelled the world, narrating stories of suffering and resistance.
Seoul court dismisses ‘comfort women’ case against Japan, citing Tokyo’s sovereign immunity.
US has never made headway in discussions on how to compensate Black people for more than 200 years of slavery.
For more than 300 years Muslims have influenced the story of the US – from the ‘founding fathers’ to blues music today.