Slavery In Sudan

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8,000 people are believed to be living in slavery in Sudan. Arab militias rode in to the villages on horses firing their guns and did everything in their power to get want they needed. Akeech Arol Dens is one of the victims. He has not seen his wife and son since they were seized by the Arab militias from their home in South Sudan 19 years ago. But he's hopes that they will come back is as strong as they day they took away his family in the beginning. One day doesn't goes by without him thinking about their condition and safety. "When I was twelve, he said he wanted to sleep with me, I could not refuse because I was a slave, I had to everything he wanted, or he ...

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the internal border, many to the states of South Darfur. The boys took care of the farms and the landscape, while the girls unfortunately mostly did chores in their homes.

They were kept as housewives and later on for the rest of their lifetime, they were being forced being married in their teenage years. Most of the girls were also against their wills to transform their beliefs in religion and were only accepted to speak when they were told to. The government has repeatedly denied that slavery exists, but under international pressure it set up committees to investigate the questions in the year 1999. It blames the aspects on "tribal conflicts" in which both sides take hostages and insists these captives are not slaves. It is very much stated in the law, that slavery is against the law in Sudan, and only the white man decades ago captured slaves. In practice the government is the militias to destroy villages and terrorize entire communities. So the captives became hostages ...

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Added: 3/29/2011 08:29:44 AM
Submitted By: Rogo90
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 1249
Pages: 5

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