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26 May 2020
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Author: Anna Cavazzini & Andy Hall, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Moderne Sklaverei in der Corona-Krise: Arbeiter fürchten um ihr Leben", 24. Mai 2020...

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25 May 2020

USA: Chinese firms and entities added to sanction lists over human rights abuses

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25 May 2020

USA: Chinese firms and entities added to sanction lists over human rights abuses

Author: Deutsche Welle

“US sanctions Chinese entities over human rights violations”, 22 May 2020...

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25 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...

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21 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...

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21 May 2020

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...

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19 May 2020

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...

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18 May 2020

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"...

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17 May 2020

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...

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17 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...

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