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Slavery is a crime – it shouldn’t be up to consumers to fight it

‘Slavery is not a consumer choice. It is a crime against humanity.’ So writes Dr Nicola Frith, Lecturer in French and a specialist in Francophone Postcolonial and Slavery Studies at Bangor University's School of Modern Languages.

In an article in The Conversation today, (5 July), Dr Frith argues that the onus does not lie with the consumer, rather, that slavery is a well-established crime and that the supermarkets and their supply chains have no excuse but to act on abuses such as those recently revealed by The Guardian.

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Publication date: 4 July 2014