Jebada Mint Maouloud’s Hands (Samuel Cotton) | Samuel Cotton, “Silent Terror – A Journey into Contemporary African Slavery” (New York, NY – Harlem River Press, 1998), p. 113

Jebada Mint Maouloud’s Hands (Samuel Cotton) | Samuel Cotton, “Silent Terror – A Journey into Contemporary African Slavery” (New York, NY – Harlem River Press, 1998), p. 113

The mangled hands of Jebada Mint Maouloud, a discarded Mauritanian slave woman whose angry master hung her for days by her hands at the age of 7 for allowing a goat under her supervision to be eaten, photographed in 1996 by journalist Samuel Cotton on his fact-finding mission to Mauritania. (Samuel Cotton / Harlem River Press)

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