Posts Tagged ‘slavery

16
Nov
09

On air: What do government apologies achieve?

child migrants“We come together today to deal with an ugly chapter in our nation’s history.”

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s apology to thousands of children abused in state care – following a 20 year campaign by the victims – is another example of governments saying sorry for historical events.

Continue reading ‘On air: What do government apologies achieve?’

12
Nov
09

Is it time for Africa to apologise over Slavery?

_46715438_slavery226getty[1]Stand up and admit your ancestors played a crucial part in the trade of 11 million human beings from Africa. This is what Nigeria’s Civil Rights Congress is suggesting. Continue reading ‘Is it time for Africa to apologise over Slavery?’

11
Jul
08

I’m Spartacus: Is Cristiano Ronaldo a modern day slave?

He earns about 240 thousand US dollars a week but Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is feeling hard done by. The Manchester United Player says he completely agrees with the Presdient of FIFA, Sepp Blatter who has described footbal’s transfer and contract system as modern slavery. Poor Cristiano? Or get a grip?




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