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Human rights chief wraps up visit to South Korea

Listen / Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

The human rights situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is now firmly on the international agenda, according to UN Human Rights chief. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein was speaking on Thursday in Seoul, capital of South Korea. He was ending a three-day mission to the country during which he inaugurated a UN office [...]

25 Jun 2015 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Ghana ritual slavery abuse "unchallenged"

Listen / Child rights experts say a traditional form of ritual abuse of minors continues in Ghana. Photo: UNICEF/Olivier Asselin

Child rights experts say a traditional form of ritual abuse of minors continues in Ghana despite a years-old pledge by authorities to tackle the problem. The practice, which is known as Trokosi, entails families handing over a child to a priest in return for absolution; it often results in sexual abuse and other violations. The [...]

10 Jun 2015 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Campaign to end modern slavery gathering pace

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A campaign to end modern slavery launched by the UN is gathering pace in Geneva. The International Labour Organization's initiative "50 for Freedom" has the goal of reaching 50 ratifications of the ILO's Protocol on Forced Labour. The protocol, adopted by the UN last year, aims to address gaps in implementation of the convention. It's [...]

8 Jun 2015 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

The origins of the Slave Trade

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

22 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Who is to blame? Vice Chancellor, Cape Coast University explains

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

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Before Independence, Systemized Slavery in Haiti (French)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

20 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Telling the truth about African slaves in Cuba (Spanish)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

19 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

African Roots of Brazil (Portuguese)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

18 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Slave trade: Procedure before the journey

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

17 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

The Accompong Maroons of Jamaica the fight for freedom

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

16 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Former US slaves recall their days of slavery

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

15 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Archaeology Professor and member of UNESCO Science Committee on the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Kiswahili)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese , Spanish and Kiswahili, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic [...]

14 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Traditional Colombian music (Spanish)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

13 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

Quilombo Communities in Brazil (Portuguese)

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March 25, 2012 will be observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. In this series of programmes produced in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, UN Radio honours the memories of the millions of people who have suffered and died because of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, [...]

12 Mar 2012 | Posted in | Read More »

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