Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery

‘Even by the strictest definition, slavery’s soul-murder and slow death are facts
of daily life for millions of people’ (p. x) say Jesse Sage and Liora Kasten of the
American Anti-Slavery Group (AASG) in the excellent collection Enslaved. They
have assembled a powerful collection of first-hand accounts of the petty cruelties,
chronic terror, and degrading personal conditions of contemporary slavery – tales
of trafficking between Haiti and the U.S., domestic slavery in Sudan, life and death
in Chinese labour camps, and a Western Saharan country where the Arab minority
have systematically enslaved one million black Muslims.

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