"At least 43,000 people are thought to live in subjugation across Niger, which officially banned slavery in May 2003."2003?!?
"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Thursday, May 05, 2005
Niger anti-slave activist jailed
I don't pretend to know the background, but the BBC reports Niger anti-slave activist jailed perhaps on a "trumped-up" charge? But what stunned me was this line:
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