A Mauritanian Abolitionist’s Crusade Against Slavery

Mauritanian slaves are not restrained by chains; slavery is in large measure an economic and a psychological institution.

Slaves are denied secular education, and religion permeates the culture.

Because Islam is perceived as endorsing slave ownership, questioning slavery is tantamount to questioning Islam.

When slaves are told that servitude in this life brings reward in the next one, some believe it.

via A Mauritanian Abolitionist’s Crusade Against Slavery.


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