Freedom from Slavery and Servitude

Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Author’s Note: This essay is part 4 of a series considering all thirty articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Links to all essays will be added at the bottom of the introductory post announcing this series as they appear.

No one shall be held in slavery or servitude…

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After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.

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Craig Axford

Craig Axford

After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.

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