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Author: Rebecca Suhrawardi, Forbes
"The Big Issues Facing Fashion in 2019", 16 January 2019...
Thailand: Supreme Court orders compensation for 14 migrant workers accusing Thammakaset farm of labour exploitation
On 15 January 2019, Thailand’s Supreme Court ordered compensation be paid to 14 migrant workers from Myanmar exploited by Thammakaset farm, a subsidiary of the Betagro group. Experts said that this decison is a landmark legal case for migrant workers.
Briefing for Liechtenstein Initiative explores opportunities to strengthen financial sector action against modern slavery & human trafficking
Author: David Kovick & Rachel Davis, Shift
'Tackeling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking at scale through financial sector leverage', Jan 2019...
New Zealand: Chinese construction workers caught in "bonded labour" by recruitment company, says union
Author: Debrin Foxcroft, Stuff
9th January, 2019...
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So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour
Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...
UK: Police for the first time obtain court order to safeguard against human trafficking at local car wash
Author: Cambs Times
‘Police obtain court order to safeguard against human trafficking at Fenland car wash’, 11 Jan 2019...
Commentary: Almost every brand of tuna on supermarket shelves shows why modern slavery laws are needed
Author: Kate Nicholl, Miriam Wilhelm & Vikra Bhakoo, The Conversation
9 January 2019 ...
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