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Slave shackle being removed by British sailor, 1907 3

An Arab slave dealer in custody.

Slave shackle being removed by British sailor, 1907 2

The saved slaves on board of HMS Sphinx. The crew gave them new clothes (second photos).

Slave shackle being removed by British sailor, 1907

A British blacksmith removing the leg irons off a slave, 1907

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Master Sergeant Samuel K. Doe is shown shortly after he took control of the Liberian government in 1980.

Photo Credit: Larry C. Price

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A crowd gathers to view the bodies of 13 former cabinet members.

Photo Credit: Larry C. Price

Cabinet ministers lined up for execution after a coup d’état in Liberia, 1980 (3)

A Liberian execution squad fires a volley of shots, killing cabinet ministers of Liberia.

Photo Credit: Larry C. Price

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A Liberian army soldier stands ready to execute a former cabinet minister following the 1980 coup. The minister in the photo: Cecil Dennis.

Photo Credit: Larry C. Price

Mine worker x-rayed diamond check 1954

De Beer mine workers are X-rayed at the end of every shift before leaving the diamond mines, Kimberley, South Africa, October, 1954.

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Leopold used a private mercenary force, Force Publique (FP), to do his terrorising and killing. White Officers commanded black soldiers many of whom were cannibals from tribes in the upper Congo.

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British missionaries with men holding hands severed from victims Bolenge and Lingomo by ABIR militiamen, 1904.