The majority of slaves in a shameful world history were Christians from Europe.21 June 2020
|“The way Christian prisoners are sold as slaves at the Algiers market,” reads the Dutch title under an engraving from 1684 by Jan Luyken. (Image source: Amsterdam Historic Museum/Wikimedia Commons)|
By Amir Taheri, from Asharq al Awsat newspaper.
As the outrage inspired by the death of George Floyd in a botched arrest operation calms down, it may be time to consider what has been achieved by the anger it unleashed in dozens of cities across the world.