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the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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Then, I began to read about all of the amazing things that Harriet Tubman did during the Civil War and felt the need to tell the story of the anti-slavery movement in America," said Michael Jay Nusbaum.
Christine Chapman AM said: "We are pleased to see the efforts by the Welsh Government to have a clearer understanding of the problem in Wales and we welcome the work of the anti-slavery coordinator.
Wales has also created its own anti-slavery logo, a red dragon wearing a blue blindfold.
NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will face four other candidates including a woman and an anti-slavery activist in the June 21 presidential election, the constitutional court confirmed on Tuesday.
A Welsh Government spokeswoman said a high-profile anti-slavery awareness campaign, launched in February, was helping to increase referrals but admitted the problem was being "signifi-cantly underestimated".
What the public can do, for example, I have become an Ambassador for Anti-slavery International, one of the oldest human rights organizations which is actually 75 years-old.
Washington, Feb 6 ( ANI ): Steve McQueen, who helmed '12 Years a Slave', a film based on the true story of a free black man Solomon Northup who was abducted and sold into slavery, has become the ambassador for Anti-Slavery International.
He found a great deal of comfort in Birmingham because it had been the centre of anti-slavery, it was a place of industry, social and racial justice, and it was a progressive town.
Pringle returned to Britain to spend the last seven years of his life, before his death from consumption, as Secretary to the Anti-Slavery Society and literary entrepreneur, editing the annual Friendship's Offering.
Criminals who traffic human beings into Britain for a life of slavery will face tougher punishments under new anti-slavery laws announced by Home Secretary Theresa May.
Freedom burning; anti-slavery and empire in Victorian Britain.
THIS book, the eighth in author Brian John''s popular Angel Mountain series, is set in Pembrokeshire in 1810 and recounts the adventures of Mistress Martha when she decides to assist the anti-slavery campaign.
The crowd was convinced that Stowe had helped make this moment possible with her anti-slavery best-seller Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, published a decade earlier.
As patron of Stop The Traffik, an organisation fighting human trafficking, Ms Booth made a speech at the International Slavery Museum to mark yesterday's anti-slavery day.
Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, spoke on Anti-Slavery Day to ask the Government to introduce a proper system of guardianship for child victims of trafficking.