Forced labour & modern slavery
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India: Purchasing practices of intl. apparel brands contribute 'substantially' to low wages, labour abuses & precarious work, report finds
Author: Dr Mark Anner, Center for Global Workers’ Rights
"Sourcing Dynamics, Workers' Rights, and Inequality in Garment Global Supply Chains in India", 15 November 2019 (incl. 11 December 2019 addendum)...
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Author: Matina Stevis-Gridneff, New York Times
"How Forced Labor in Eritrea Is Linked to E.U.-Funded Projects"...
USA: Supreme Court seeks to protect companies from lawsuits by victims of abuse overseas in case against chocolate makers over alleged child slavery
"U.S. Supreme Court signals interest in child-slavery cocoa lawsuit", 14 Jan 2020...
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Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia
"Lao Workers Are Abused at a Chinese Factory in Luang Prabang", 17 January 2020...
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Cambodia: Anti-Human Trafficking Unit sends two suspects to Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly being involved in human trafficking
Author: Sarom Kim, The Phnom Penh Post
"Pair of alleged human traffickers sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court", 14 January 2020...
Author: Juliane Kippenberg et Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch
« Un élan dynamique vers une responsabilité accrue des entreprises », janvier 2020...
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Author: YonHap News Agency
"33 forced labor victims and bereaved families sue 6 Japanese companies" 14 Jan 2020...