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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, Iraq, Afghanistan, Human Trafficking )

- 1299 days ago -
Imagine being in a war zone, confined to a dank, filthy, windowless warehouse for months. You're cut off from communicating with your family and friends back home and unable to leave because your passport has been taken away by a company that had promise
Sex Trafficking High Around U.S. Military Bases Abroad
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, troops, u.s., human trafficking )

- 2119 days ago -
Serving in the United States military is about honor, dignity, and strength. So it makes sense that the U.S. military would make visiting brothels and having sex with women and kids forced into a prostitution a big no-no for American soldiers, right?
Modern Enslavement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: slavery, human trafficking )

- 2789 days ago -
"[W]omen and girls, largely from East Asia, Eastern Europe, Mexico and Central America are trafficked to the United States into prostitution." But it will shock most Americans to learn that the land of the free is...the home of the enslaved.
UN Forum Aims to End Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, human trafficking )

- 2847 days ago -
human trafficking had become a "booming organised crime" with annual profits of up to $32bn on a global scale. "It is thus considered an even more lucrative business than trafficking of weapons," she said.
Lawsuits Expose Conditions in US "Guest Worker" Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, minimumwage, corruption, exploitation, human trafficking, undocumented immigrants, HumanRights, law )

- 3055 days ago -
The court found that Global Horizons and the growers that contracted it violated federal laws by discouraging US resident workers from applying for jobs so that it could hire workers enrolled in the government's "guest worker" program instead.

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