Treatment of Children, Hong Kong.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq. – in the House of Commons on 14th February 1922.

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Lieut-Colonel J. WARD:

Does not the right hon. Gentleman think that, really, after all the time that has been given to this subject, it is overdue that we should abolish the right to buy and sell human beings in one of our Crown Colonies—never mind what for? The mere fact that they can be bought and sold for any purpose whatever is a disgrace to the British Empire.