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'

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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

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Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Saved from grips of being trafficked into modern-day slavery, victims suffer severe trauma and struggle to move on.

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

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Cape Town slave descendants share stories of strength

An exhibit on South Africa's history of slavery helps a new generation understand their heritage.

Cape Town slave descendants share stories of strength

101 East

India's Slave Brides

101 East investigates how every year, tens of thousands of girls and women in India are trafficked into slave marriages.

Arts & Culture

Museum sheds light on African American history

Washington, DC museum confronts US slavery history while highlighting African American culture

Museum sheds light on African American history

Human Rights

Former S Korean sex slaves sue government over pay out

Each woman used as sex slave by Japan's troops during WWII is to receive $90,000, a move they consider inadequate.

Former S Korean sex slaves sue government over pay out