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Slavery – Serdom

29 Oct

From: http://www.freedomrebels.co.uk/Home::slavery__serfdom.html

” “The 1215 Charter required King John of England to proclaim certain liberties, and accept that his will was not arbitrary, for example by explicitly accepting that no “freeman” (in the sense of non-serf) could be punished except through the law of the land, a right which is still in existence today.”

Serf = Serfdom is the status of peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to Manorialism. It was a condition of bondage or modified slavery which developed primarily during the High Middle Ages in Europe and lasted to the mid-19th century. Serfdom included the labor of serfs occupying a plot of land owned by a lord of the manor in return for protection and justice and the right to exploit certain fields within the manor to maintain their own subsistence. Serfdom involved not only work in the lord’s fields, but his mines, forests and roads.

In England, the end of serfdom began with Tyler’s Rebellion and was fully ended when Elizabeth I freed the last remaining serfs in 1574.

So when we look at what a serf is we see that it is a form of slavery … but Queen Elizabeth the First, freed the last remaining surfs … which means if all remaining serfs were Freed by the Queen then they are Freemen & women ..

And logic dictates that if YOU / WE are not a serf / slave  then YOU / WE must also be Freeman and woman, and therefore the 1215 charter of the Magna Carter must apply to YOU too, because it says …  

“by explicitly accepting that no “freeman” (in the sense of non-serf) could be punished except through the law of the land,”

We can use the laws, decrees and charter of our kings, Queens and governments etc. To stand as freemen & women … because as far as they decree we are NOT serfs / slaves, we are FREE !!!!

And it is upto us to make sure we stay that way.

I do Not believe that one court in this land would ever openly say or imply we are serfs / slaves because people trafficking carries a stiff sentence in prison.

Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitationforced labor, or a modern-day form of slavery.

The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (also referred to as the Trafficking Protocol) was adopted by the United Nations in Palermo, Italy in 2000, and is an international legal agreement attached to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The Trafficking Protocol is one of three Protocols adopted to supplement the Convention.[1]

The Protocol is the first global, legally binding instrument on trafficking in over half a century and the only one that sets out an agreed definition of trafficking in persons. The purpose of the Protocol is to facilitate convergence in national cooperation in investigating and prosecuting trafficking in persons. An additional objective of the Protocol is to protect and assist the victims of trafficking in persons with full respect for their human rights. The Trafficking Protocol defines human trafficking as:

(a) […] the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs;

(b) The consent of a victim of trafficking in persons to the intended exploitation set forth in subparagraph (a) of this article shall be irrelevant where any of the means set forth in subparagraph (a) have been used;
(c) The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of a child for the purpose of exploitation shall be considered “trafficking in persons” even if this does not involve any of the means set forth in subparagraph (a) of this article;

(d) “Child” shall mean any person under eighteen years of age.[2]

The Trafficking Protocol entered into force on 25 December 2003. By June 2010, the Trafficking Protocol had been ratified by 117 countries and 137 parties.

The articles above have been taken from wikipedia.org

Slavery was illegal (made unlawful) in England under Common Law since 1772, but this was only confirmed by Parliament in 2010.

Better late than never!

See article … http://dirkbansch.qondio.com/an-important-date-in-the-fight-against-slavery

Thanks Admin “

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