Saturday, March 24, 2012

Mauritania, Africa: An estimated 10% to 20% of the population lives in slavery

Here is how one African slave owner treated his slaves:
Moulkheir Mint Yarba returned from a day of tending her master’s goats out on the Sahara Desert to find something unimaginable: Her baby girl, barely old enough to crawl, had been left outdoors to die. The usually stoic mother — whose jet-black eyes and cardboard hands carry decades of sadness — wept when she saw her child’s lifeless face, eyes open and covered in ants, resting in the orange sands of the Mauritanian desert. The master who raped Moulkheir to produce the child wanted to punish his slave. He told her she would work faster without the child on her back. Trying to pull herself together, Moulkheir asked if she could take a break to give her daughter a proper burial. Her master’s reply: Get back to work. “Her soul is a dog’s soul,” she recalls him saying.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And yet none of the professional victimhood class will ever lament the thousand plus years the arabs spent slaving throughout africa, and performing equally contemptible acts. There just doesn't seem to be the return on investment.