South Korea

South Korean court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII slaves

Landmark ruling will have a serious economic and political impact on Japanese-South Korean ties, analysts say.

South Korean court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII slaves

Reporter's Notebook

My cousin Robert E Lee

A personal story of owning and learning from a legacy associated with modern interpretations of racism in the US.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

A Moral Debt: The Legacy of Slavery in the USA

A journey of self-discovery and education, spanning the legacy of Confederate America and its modern ramifications.

Cambodia

Cambodia's high-rises, slavery and climate change

A legion of Cambodians are trapped as debt slaves in the brick-making industry as skylines and climate change expand.

Cambodia's high-rises, slavery and climate change

Human Rights Watch

Thailand's slave fishermen: What's needed to solve the crisis?

The government favours technological solutions, but workers say collective action is essential to stopping abuse.

Thailand's slave fishermen: What's needed to solve the crisis?

Special series

Slavery Routes: Slavery's New Frontiers

Following abolition in Europe, the Industrial Revolution led to new forms exploitation for some 2.5 million slaves.

UpFront

Is the UK still racist?

Writers Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox debate whether transcending racial identities is possible in the UK.

Is the UK still racist?

101 East

Brides and Brothels: The Rohingya Trade

Thousands of Rohingya girls continue to face sexual exploitation, forced marriage and trafficking in refugee camps.

UpFront

Modern slavery: Are we all to blame?

Slavery is a reality for millions of people, and the blame doesn't stop with traffickers.

Modern slavery: Are we all to blame?

Opinion

Libya's wretched web of collusion

The EU and its member states are complicit in the suffering of refugees and migrants stuck in Libya.

John Dalhuisen

by John Dalhuisen

John Dalhuisen

Libya

'Slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya'

UN experts call on Libyan government to take urgent action to end the country's slave trade.

'Slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya'

slavery

UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

French diplomat urges Security Council action to identify people and groups behind trafficking through Libyan territory.

Human Rights

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

Voices from Stockholm protesting against slavery in Libya.

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

Witness

Urmila: Saving Girls from Slavery in Nepal

A former slave fights for the rights of girls sold into slavery while pursuing her own dream of becoming a lawyer.

Asia Pacific

South Korea: World's longest protest over comfort women

25-year-old demonstration in Seoul draws international attention to Japan's World War II sex slavery in occupied Asia.

South Korea: World's longest protest over comfort women