“Slavery cannot just be treated as a moral evil in and of itself because slavery doesn’t mean anything. The moral evil is extreme forms of deprivation of rights and extreme forms of control and extreme forms of exploitation. I don’t think it’s morally evil to own somebody because we own lots of people all around us, and we’re owned by people.”
Carlos Moore sees a disguised racism permeating Latin American society, invented by Arabs in the Iberian Peninsula.
“I have had the privilege to have lived in Arab countries,” Moore said, “and to be shocked by the extraordinary similarities to Latin America of structures of race in countries like Egypt. It was familiar ground. I was twenty-one, had just left Cuba. I lived in Egypt for a year. I was surprised to see how it was as though I had not left Cuba except for the fact that they spoke Arabic and adhered to the Muslim religion. From then on I began to study the structures of race relations in the Arab countries in a comparative way with relations in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. That became my focus.” — Dr. Carlos Moore
“While most slaves who went to the Americas could marry and have families, most of the male slaves destined for the Middle East were castrated and most of the children born to the women were killed at birth. ” — Dr. John Azumah
Hassan al-Homoud and his wife Zainab al-Hosani treated the two women they brought to the United States as domestic help with shocking depravity. It is clear, they regarded these women as less than human. They imprisoned and exploited them without pay, forcing them to labor as their personal slaves, their property in the “family home”. According to Doha News , …
“Slavery was a very important part of Islamic expansion into West Africa.” — John Alembillah Azumah, The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa
Qatar is enslaving thousands of foreign workers to build the architectural wonders it plans to display at the World Cup. The wealthy Gulf kingdom has spared no expense, even if the cost is thousands of lives — the lives, that is, of poor foreign laborers from across the developing world. Toiling long hours in scorching desert heat, and housed in squalid, overcrowded labor …