Human Slavery During The Dutch Colonial Period: Indonesia And South Africa Experience

Tampubolon, Manotar (2021) Human Slavery During The Dutch Colonial Period: Indonesia And South Africa Experience. In: 3rd INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON CURRENT STUDIES, 27-28 Februari, Benin.

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This study aims to compare human slavery in Indonesia and South Africa during Dutch colonialism. The Dutch experienced human slavery in the two colonized countries for quite a long time. This study looks to both traditional and modern models of human slavery. The authors compare human slavery in Indonesia with Slavery in South Africa, where both types of slavery were both carried out by the Dutch (colonialists), using the Forced Labor Model (Rodi) in Indonesia and the Slavery and Forced Labor Model in South Africa. The Petit concept inspires the author that slavery is essentially characterized by domination, not by actual interference: even if the slave's master proves entirely benign and permissive, he or she continues to dominate the slave. These models are consistent with the Dutch way of practicing slavery both in Indonesia and in South Africa. Following the two experiences in these two countries, the author discusses the international community's efforts by analyzing human rights legal instruments. This section emphasizes the need for greater international attention so that human slavery does not happen again. Keywords: Human slavery, Indonesia; South Africa; Dutch colonization

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: LAW
Depositing User: Mr Alexander Jeremia
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2022 04:57
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2022 04:57

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