abolition of slavery

  • 16 Dec 2013

    The protection of child victims of trafficking should be a priority for MPs in relation to the Modern Slavery Bill, ECPAT UK has said.

  • 16 Feb 2013

    It is not often that 120 or more people turn for a book launch these days. But what took place at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church in Scotland's capital yesterday evening (15 February 2013) was no routine publishing party.

  • 31 Dec 2010

    With its many natural harbours and gold deposits, 58 of the 60 colonial forts built on the Guinea Coast of West Africa are situated in what is modern Ghana - the first former European (latterly British) colony to gain independence, in 1957.

  • 28 Jan 2009

    The popular notion that the anti-slave trade movement was a white one is being challenged by the honouring of a key black campaigner for abolitionism through a memorial in St Margaret’s Church in Westminster.

  • 25 Mar 2007

    The Archbishop of York has joined calls by other church leaders and politicians for the British Prime Minister to make a formal apology for its part in the transatlantic slave trade.