oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Slavery in the Sudan: a challenge to international law
|Article Title||Slavery in the Sudan: a challenge to international law|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 1998|
|Pages||38 - 60|
|Keyword(s)||Child slaved, International human rights, International organisations, Islamic wars, Slavery, Sudan and Women|
The re-emergence of slavery in the Sudan highlights the need to investigate thoroughly the nature of the crime and to reassess the international community's commitment to eradicate it. To remain silent on the issue of slavery would be a symptom and a signal of the civilised world's weakening hold on the norms of international human rights.
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