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Friday, 25 January 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVERY IN MOROCCO:
In Morocco African troops of slave played a very important part in the military life of the State and the King of Morocco employed slaves in his army up to 15,000 slaves trained as fighting troops to help defend his rule and up to today they have help to maintained their rule in Morocco. In the late 17th century Mawlay Ismail commanded his officials to enslaved thoes who were free, including the Haratin ( meaning free blacks or freed ex-slave) This command violated the most Salient Islamic Legal Code regarding the institution of Slavery which states it is "illegal to enslave fellow Muslim".