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Cambridge college removes suspected slave plantation bell from view


A college at the University of Cambridge has removed a bell from view over fears it came from a slave plantation, as one of Europe's oldest seats of learning delves into its historic links with... (Reuters Lifestyle) More More

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Cambridge college removes suspected slave plantation bell from view - Reuters

Cambridge college removes suspected slave plantation bell from view  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A college at the University of Cambridge has removed a bell from view over fears it came from a slave plantation, as one of Europe's oldest ...

Posted on 8 May 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

US Federal Aviation Administration to review control system of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft - Devdiscourse

US Federal Aviation Administration to review control system of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft  Devdiscourse

The US Federal Aviation Administration FAA on Saturday said that it is planning to review control systems of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following dozens of ...

Posted on 21 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Britain must boost support for modern slaves, court rules - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Britain must boost support for modern slaves, court rules  Thomson Reuters Foundation

The short period of support leaves victims at risk of homelessness, destitution or being exploited afresh, activists say.

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

INSIGHT -Volunteers or slaves? Brazil accused of illegal jail labour - Thomson Reuters Foundation

INSIGHT -Volunteers or slaves? Brazil accused of illegal jail labour  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Brazil's penal system has long relied on cheap prison labour with inmates cooking, cleaning and maintaining quarters in return for a small allowance and slightly ...

Posted on 11 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

FACTBOX-Ten facts on prison labour worldwide - Thomson Reuters Foundation

FACTBOX-Ten facts on prison labour worldwide  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Major brands to use prison labour include IBM, department store J.C. Penney and lingerie brand Victoria's Secret.

Posted on 11 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Oregon state senator Dennis Linthicum criticized for slavery comments - New York Post

Oregon state senator Dennis Linthicum criticized for slavery comments  New York Post

SALEM, Ore. — A Republican state senator from Oregon said on Tuesday that the designation of slaves as three-fifths of a person was not racist, drawing ...

Posted on 10 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

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