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Slavery Abolition

Portugal has to “pay costs” for its colonial past

Portugal’s president said late on Tuesday (Apr. 23) that his country was responsible for crimes committed during the transatlantic slave trade and the colonial era, and suggested there was a need for reparations. "We have to pay the costs," Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said, adding Portugal should look for ways…
bubmag
April 24, 2024
Slavery Abolition

Modern slavery: Pakistan’s latest climate change curse

This spring, I spent time with farming families across rural Sindh and the Kacchi Plains of Balochistan, the two worst-hit regions by last summer’s super floods that submerged a third of Pakistan, displaced eight million people, and saw millions more lose their livelihoods. Six months after the monsoons, I saw…
bubmag
September 1, 2023