Tag Archives: Slavery

Egypt in turmoil: blame the Jews!

    The ongoing bloodbath in Egypt got me thinking about the Jews from Egypt. We have a long history there; each Pesach we are exhorted to remember when we were slaves in Egypt and to celebrate our redemption from slavery to freedom. Under Mubarak’s regime, repressive though it was, …

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Mauritania to UN Watch: No slavery in the country?

Of course they surely jest? But first let’s read both submissions to the UN. Published  Here September 16, 2013 This morning, Mauritania’s delegation to the UN Human Rights Council responded to UN Watch and rejected the wide-spread and well-documented persistence of slavery in the country. Below is the speech as …

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