DNA: Exploitation of migrant workers in Qatar

Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar and thousands more are enduring appalling labour abuses, raising serious questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 World Cup.

'Pakistan ranks third in global human slavery'

 Pakistan ranks third among a list of 167 countries where human slavery is most severe, a media report said on Sunday.

Anger in Hong Kong as protesters compared to slaves

A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to "wait for a while" to win the freedoms they are seeking.

David Cameron`s ancestors owned slaves, reveals database

British Prime Minister David Cameron is among some of the famous Britons distantly related to people involved in the slave trade, according to a new database.

Migrant workers sold as slaves in China: Report

Several unscrupulous employment
agencies in a central Chinese city are reportedly recruiting
migrant workers and selling them as slaves where they are
subjected to dreadful working conditions.

Slaves didn`t build Egypt`s pyramids: Archaeologists

Egyptian archaeologists claim to have discovered a new set of tombs which proves that the men who built the great pyramids, more than 4,000 years ago, were not slaves -- but paid labourers.