People hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: APPeople hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: AP
People hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: AP

Letters | As Black Lives Matter protests pull down racist symbols, remember the slavery still around us

  • There are more slaves today than at any other time in human history, with about half of the 40 million people caught up modern-day slavery globally found in the Asia-Pacific

Topic |   George Floyd protests
People hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: APPeople hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: AP
People hold signs as they listen to a speaker in downtown Kansas City on June 5, during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota gave rise to massive anti-racism protests in the US and made “Black Lives Matter” a global rallying cry. Photo: AP
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