Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 19:50
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan today said Pakistan`s relationship with the US is that of "slavery not friendship" as his party held a demonstration outside parliament here against drone strikes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 20:51
A newspaper revealed Wednesday that one of the three women enslaved by a couple for 30 years in a London house was the daughter of a renowned World War II codebreaker.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 10:36
Qatar on Thursday described as "exaggerated" foreign allegations of the abuse of migrants working on football World Cup construction projects in the Gulf state, while vowing to take them seriously.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 10:39
Brad Pitt has reportedly refused a main part in his upcoming film `12 Years A Slave` amid concerns that his young children would get disturbed by the shocking imagery.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:43
During a lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, rapper Kanye West compared the press criticism he gets to slavery.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 20:30
Amnesty International urged Qatar to end abuse of migrants working on football World Cup infrastructure, as it issued a report Monday citing cases in which they were referred to as "animals".
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 17:32
Tom Cruise`s legal team has compared Jewish and gay journalists to cotton-picking slaves working on a plantation.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 21:15
Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said on Monday and sought a ban on their use in the country.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 23:08
Pope Francis wants action against modern forms of slavery including forced labour and prostitution, the Vatican said today after a meeting of experts called by the pontiff to debate the problem.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 15:27
Concerned over the prevalence of bonded labour in the country, the government today decided to initiate massive programmes to rehabilitate and provide alternative livelihood for people living in conditions of modern-day slavery.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 17:45
About 14 million Indians are living in conditions of modern-day slavery, nearly half of 30 million across the world, according to the first Global Slavery Index published on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 11:53
Modern slavery was defined as human trafficking, forced labour, and practices such as debt bondage, forced marriage, and the sale or exploitation of children.
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