Forced labour & modern slavery
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Author: Deutsche Welle
“US sanctions Chinese entities over human rights violations”, 22 May 2020...
USA: Department of Commerce lists nine Chinese entities and firms for alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang
Author: US Department of Commerce
“Commerce Department to Add Nine Chinese Entities Related to Human Rights Abuses in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region to the Entity List”, 22 May 2020...
Asia Pacific: Commentary: Modern slavery in Asia Pacific is fuelled by widespread poverty, migration & weak governance
Author: Neena Bhandari, Inter Press Service
"Modern Slavery in Asia Pacific Fuelled by Widespread Poverty, Migration & Weak Governance", 15 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia
USA: Imperial Pacific International ordered to pay $29K attorneys' fees and costs incurred by seven former workers
Author: Saipan Tribune (USA)
“IPI ordered to pay $29K attorneys’ fees, costs to 7 ex-workers”, 7 May 2020...
- Related stories: USA: Construction workers sue Imperial Pacific and its contractors over claims for forced labour and human trafficking in Saipan
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas Latest Legal News
- Related companies: China Metallurgical (MCC) Gold Mantis Imperial Pacific International
Survey launched to help improve content and usability of Interactive Map of Anti-Trafficking Organisations
... [T]he Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organisations is the first public resource ... to help the private sector identify the organisations and initiatives partnering with business to fight human trafficking and other forms of...
- Related in-depth areas: Modern slavery
Foundation for Human Rights in Eritrea sues EU for funding road construction despite alleged use of forced labour in such projects
Author: Nikolaj Nielsen, EU Observer
"EU sued for funding 'forced labour' Eritrea highway"...
Commentary: Covid-19-related border closures do not not stop trafficking; exploitation of vulnerable workers increases
Author: Erin Anderson, DevPolicy
"Closing borders will not stop human trafficking in ASEAN," 12 May 2020...
Southeast Asia: Tesco finds abuses against migrant workers at its stores & distribution centres in Malaysia & Thailand in its modern slavery report
Author: Reuters, South China Morning Post
"Tesco workers in Malaysia and Thailand abused, UK grocer says in modern slavery report", 16 May 2020...