AJ Impact

Japan cites security concerns in curbing exports to South Korea

Japan says restrictions on technology exports do not contravene WTO rules, as relations sour after forced labour ruling.

Japan cites security concerns in curbing exports to South Korea

Opinion

How US history is whitewashed in high school exams

Slavery was state-sanctioned mass violence, despite what the College Board says.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

AJ Impact

Modern slavery: Traffickers are targeting UK's homeless

Common recruitment tactics include exploiting various vulnerabilities like substance dependencies and language barriers.

Modern slavery: Traffickers are targeting UK's homeless

AJ Impact

Should the US have to compensate black Americans for slavery?

United States legislators debate whether to pay reparations to African-Americans for past US slavery.

Should the US have to compensate black Americans for slavery?

AJ Impact

UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

The UK's anti-slavery legislation may not be keeping pace with evolving crime. MPs are trying to sharpen the law.

UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

United Kingdom

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery

The prestigious seat of learning will look at how it may have benefited and underpinned attitudes to the slave trade.

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery

AJ IMPACT

They worked in torrid heat for Exxon, Shell and Walmart for free

'I can't fathom this being legitimate,' former US labour department investigator says of a drug rehab's work programme.

They worked in torrid heat for Exxon, Shell and Walmart for free

Opinion

Ghana child slavery: When seeking context overlooks harm

We don't have exact data on how pervasive child slavery is in Ghana, but we can't accept harmful child labour as normal.

Kuukuwa Manful

by Kuukuwa Manful

Kuukuwa Manful

slavery

'There were black Confederates too': Bargaining with US history

Christy Coleman, CEO of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, shares her views on the Confederate Monument debate.

Mauritania

Mauritanian president marches to fight hate speech

President Ould Abdel Aziz launches rally aimed at dampening ethnic tensions between Arab-Berbers and Haratines.

Mauritania President Ould Abdel Aziz marches to fight hate speech

AJ IMPACT

Japan, Korea forced labour dispute deepens amid asset freeze

Japan to discuss response after South Korean court freezes local assets of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation.

Japan, Korea forced labour dispute deepens amid asset freeze

Opinion

It's time for Scotland to make reparations for slavery

Scotland should take responsibility for the major and highly lucrative role it played in the transatlantic slave trade.

Elliot Ross

by Elliot Ross

Elliot Ross

Scotland

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Little known stories behind Frederick Douglass' speaking tour in Scotland, a country is now dealing with its dark past.

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

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.