Fighting Modern Day Slavery

Fighting Modern Day Slavery

You’ve heard of William Wilberforce—the 18th-century abolitionist politician who gave his life to ending the then legal slave trade. Well, 200 years later 27-million people remain in some form of forced servitude and so what’s needed is a movement of Backyard Abolitionists.David Batstone is the man behind the Not For Sale Campaign and Brant Christian […]

By Hope 103.2Monday 20 Jul 2009Open House InterviewsSocial JusticeReading Time: 1 minute

You’ve heard of William Wilberforce—the 18th-century abolitionist politician who gave his life to ending the then legal slave trade. Well, 200 years later 27-million people remain in some form of forced servitude and so what’s needed is a movement of Backyard Abolitionists.

David Batstone is the man behind the Not For Sale Campaign and Brant Christian is a singer-songwriter and social justice champion. Together they’re in Australia for their Backyard Abolitionist tour.

Listen Now – David Batstone talks about the slave trade even in Australia and how we can be agents of change

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Useful Links
- Visit Not For Sale Campaign for more on becoming a backyard abolitionist