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# Slavery

Last year
Donal Fallon: During his time in Ireland, Frederick Douglass was captivated by Daniel O'Connell
Donal Fallon
King Charles shows support for research into British monarchy’s historical links to slavery
British family descended from slave owners to apologise and pay £100,000 in reparations
All time
'A crime against humanity': Dutch PM apologises for 250 years of slavery
Dutch PM to make landmark slavery speech next week
Opinion: Child Marriage - a human rights violation happening every two seconds
Carole Wickham
'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics
FactCheck: No, hundreds of thousands of Irish people were not sold as slaves in the 17th century
Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England
Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage
'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US
Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude
Kanye's been invited to some former slave ports after his dodgy comments this week
Kanye West criticised by musicians and fans for calling slavery 'a choice'
Some foreign nationals in Ireland work in 'conditions that are close to slavery'
Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
UK family enslaved addicts and people with disabilities 'to fund lavish lifestyle'
Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200
Five people are up in court in Meath today in a suspected case of slavery
FactCheck: No, "Irish slaves" did NOT build the White House
The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish
'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland
Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'
This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves
Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years
Man who kept Irish woman and two others as 'slaves' found guilty of false imprisonment and rape
Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years
Man at centre of London slavery case 'forced woman to perform sex acts'
Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
'You guys used to be slaves': Police investigate 'racist' video filmed on London Tube
Trapped over a €300 debt - the lives of Pakistan's slaves
There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)
Trafficked Asian nationals forced into drug trade are getting tougher sentences than Irish - MRCI
Opinion: Following the money – Irish slave owners in the time of abolition
Liam Hogan
Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro
The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...
Ireland sends more Asian people to jail for growing cannabis than Irish people
British officers will be looking out for potential slavery victims at airports