The 19th century rulers of Chitral were selling their own Chitrali subjects as slaves

Raja Khan Kabuli in 1840 writes that rulers of Kashkar (Chitral) have “their subjects under such subjection as to sell them like animals”. He further writes: “Slaves are cheaper at Kashkar than anywhere else, viz. 100 rupees each (a girl or a boy). 200 or 300 are yearly exported via Dardu and Badakhshan to Turkistan.” … Read more