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Children Back At Work In Turkmenistan's Cotton Fields
World  (tags: children, humanrights, asia, Slave labor, ethics, world )

Rose
- 344 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Some of them are very young. Like the girl of about 10, who is standing with a sister half her age beside a mountain of cotton balls. Asked how much cotton she picks, she says. "Every day I collect 27 to 31
Slave Labor on the Rise in Russia
World  (tags: world, politics, Russia, labor, slave labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society )

Cal
- 826 days ago - globalpost.com
Russia's recent economic growth has given rise to slave labor schemes enticing waves of migrant workers from Russia's poor regions and former Soviet republics of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. About 600,000 people in the country are considered tra
Brazil Takes Steps to Confiscate Property of Landowners Using Slave Labour
World  (tags: world, society, politics, law, slave labor, Brazil, government, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics )

Cal
- 832 days ago - ipsnews.net
Today, in the 21st century, there are still tens of thousands of Brazilians subjected to slave-like working conditions. Last year alone, 2,501 workers were freed from this situation by Ministry of Labour inspectors.
OUTRAGEOUS! Did Southeast Asian Slaves Catch Your Lunch?
World  (tags: consumers, americans, corruption, slave labor, Thailand world, politics, money, investments, business, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, news, abuse, world, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics )

Cal
- 862 days ago - globalpost.com
Thailand, a major source of fish imported to the US, depends on slave labor.The accounts of ex-slaves, Thai fishing syndicates, officials, exporters and anti-trafficking case workers, illuminate an opaque offshore supply chain enmeshed in slavery.
Mining Giant Glencore Accused in Child Labour and Acid Dumping Row
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, africa, slave labor )

Rose
- 898 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Glencore, the commodity and mining firm worth £27bn, stands accused in the Democratic Republic of Congo of dumping raw acid and profiting from children working 150ft underground.
Alabama Brings Back Slavery for Latinos
World  (tags: usa, slave labor, immigrants, humanrights )

Rose
- 1052 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Here's how: pass a draconian immigration law, lock up 'illegals' in private prisons, then get the new inmates to work in the fields
Cargill: Keep Slave Labor Out of America's Food Supply ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Cargill, slave labor, freedoms )

Nancy
- 1161 days ago - act.ran.org
The palm oil plantations that Cargill purchases from--and distributes to hundreds of America's household food brands--uses slave labor. Please take action today to demand that Cargill adopt safeguards that prevent these terrible human rights violations.
Thai, Argentine Textile Workers Unite Against Slave Labour
World  (tags: humanrights, labour, slave labor, Thailand, Argentine, workers cooperative, No Chain, T-shirt, design, La Alameda, Dignity Returns, sweatshops, Nike, Gap, Reebok, long hours, contest )

Naoko
- 1590 days ago - ipsnews.net
Textile cooperatives founded by former slave labourers from Argentine and Thailand will jointly launch a new brand of clothing in June to raise awareness about exploitation and promote decent jobs in the garment industry.
Child Labour and Cotton
World  (tags: slave labor, Child Labor, cotton industry )

Taylor
- 1631 days ago - ejfoundation.org
Across the globe some 250 million children are compelled to work. The vast majority (70% or more) are employed in agriculture, where they are at risk from exposure to pesticides and other chemicals, machinery and arduous labour. (plus: links to more)
   

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