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Author: Robert Booth, and Pete Pattisson, the Gaurdian (UK)
Migrant workers who built luxury offices used by Qatar's 2022 football World Cup organisers have told the Guardian they have not been paid for more than a year and are now working illegally from cockroach-infested lodgings. Officials in Qatar's...
Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation
"World Cup stadium builder added to Brazil's slave labour 'dirty list'", 4 July 2014...
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Thailand: Rights groups propose ways for companies to address modern-day slavery in the Thai fishing industry
Author: Marta Kasztelan, Food Navigator Asia
“How companies should act to stamp out fishing slavery in Thailand”, 7 July 2014...
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Author: Repórter Brasil
"Na Justiça, OAS e GEP forçam saída da “lista suja” da escravidão", 2 de junho de 2014...
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Author: Prom Vikitsreth, Bangkok Post (Thailand)
"Fishermen deny ‘slavery lies’ Western media has facts wrong, they say", 30 June 2014...
Author: Walden Bello, Inquirer (Philippines)
...The Philippines was upgraded from the Tier 2 “Watch List” to Tier 2 in 2011. It maintains that status in the latest report..As someone who has kept track of the trafficking of our OFWs [overseas Filipino workers], all I can say is that enforcement...
US demotes Thailand, Qatar, Malaysia in Trafficking in Persons report – cites modern-day slavery among migrant workers
Author: Katie Hodal, Annie Kelly & Dan Roberts, Guardian (UK)
"US demotes Thailand and Qatar for abysmal human trafficking records", 20 June 2014...
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