"Does the government tolerate slavery? Critics say yes - but there are also often police or court cases against alleged slave owners. Certainly the violations do not compare with Zubeir Pasha and his ilk."
- Nafir, the newsletter of Nuba Mountains Solidarity Abroad, Vol. 1. No.3, 1996.
Things rarely get as far as the courts. When families of slaves try to get their children back through the courts, prosecutors and others usually drag their heels and do nothing, or help the slave-holders.'
The local courts have not provided a remedy, except in one or two recorded cases. Top