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Slaves Of Brixton: The Three Women Weren’t Slaves But Lived In A Free Collective

by | 23rd, November 2013

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MORE news on the t hree women kept as “slaves” in a flat on Peckford Place, Stockwell, south London.

Before we go on, can we look at what it is to be a slave? A slave is surely a human reduced to the role of a transactional good who when sold becomes the legal property of another person. Were these three women slaves in that sense? If they were, who sold them and under whose law were they owned?

Today we learn that the older women the 57-year-old Irish woman and a 69-year-old Malaysian were in a “political collective with the captor”. The 30-year-old is believed to have lived in servitude

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