South Koreans sue government over slavery on salt farms

Nov 14, 2015

South Koreans sue government over slavery on salt farms

Eight men who had been held as slaves at South Korean salt farms for several years took the government to court on Friday for alleged negligence and police inaction, which they say largely caused and prolonged their ordeal. In the lawsuit, filed at the ...

U.S. publisher apologizes for textbook calling slaves 'workers'

Oct 6, 2015

U.S. publisher apologizes for textbook calling slaves 'workers'

One of the biggest publishers in the U.S. apologized Monday for calling slaves brought to America “workers” in a geography textbook used widely in Texas, where the wording went unnoticed during the state’s combative and politically charged classroom curriculum reviews. Instead it was the ...