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Disgusted that some here *defend* slavery

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Submitted by gravenimage (United States), Apr 12, 2016 at 14:31

I am appalled that there are apologists for evil here like Thazlife.

The West began abolition--the US fought a civil war to end slavery.

The Muslim world only ended slavery--on paper, at least--under pressure from the West. Saudi Arabia had open slave markets until 1962. Mauritania never ended slavery--one in five there is a slave.

And worst of all, there is a resurgence in the Muslim world of keeping sex slaves--we see this in the Islamic State.

... Muhammed himself enslaved his victims, and kept slaves and sex slaves. He is considered the model of behavior for Muslims for all time.

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