Posts Tagged ‘ indentured servitude ’

Do Your Part To End Slavery

There is something you can do to stop the most heinous abuses of illegal immigrants, and it can be as simple as making a phone call. American Rattlesnake recently recounted the tale of “V.M.” an Indian maid kept in servitude in upstate New York. Most striking is how this injustice was found out —...
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Immigrants in Bondage

Immigrants in Bondage

Numerous news outlets are reporting on the case of Annie George, a wealthy Indian immigrant who kept another Indian, known as “V.M.”, in virtual slavery in upstate New York, paying her the equivalent of eighty-seven cents an hour to work for her family over the past six years. The best reporting comes from the...
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Guest Slavery

Guest Slavery

Saudi Arabia is not normally associated with such values as human rights, due process, or civilized behavior. That’s why the news that Indonesia has suspended its guest worker program with the House of Saud should surprise no one. The proximate cause of this moratorium is the beheading of an Indonesian maid who killed her...
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