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26 November 2018

USA: CoreCivic & Geo Group face lawsuit over using detainee labour at New Mexico immigration detention facility

Author: Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian

"Private prison companies served with lawsuits over using detainee labor", 25 Nov 2018...

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29 August 2018
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24 August 2018

People incarcerated across US & Canada strike to demand humane living conditions & end to labour rights abuses

People incarcerated across the United States and Canada have declared a strike in response to the deaths of seven people during a riot in a maximum security prison in South Carolina in April 2018, and to demand improved living conditions, greater...

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2 July 2018

Commentary: Private prisons have most to gain from US immigration policy

Author: Alexandra F. Levy, The Washington Post (USA)

"Who has most to gain from Trump’s immigration policies? Private prisons.", 29 June 2018...

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15 June 2018

Fact Sheet: Human Trafficking & Forced Labor in For-Profit Detention Facilities

Author: Alexandra F. Levy, The Human Trafficking Legal Center

"Fact Sheet: Human Trafficking & Forced Labor in For-Profit Detention Facilities. Strategic Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts", 2018...

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5 June 2018

Commentary: "Voluntary Work Programs" at US immigrant detention centres run by private prison cos. amount to forced labour

Author: Victoria Law, In These Times (USA)

"Investigation: Corporations Are Profiting From Immigrant Detainees’ Labor. Some Say It’s Slavery.", 29 May 2018...

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20 April 2018

USA: Private prison co. CoreCivic to face lawsuits alleging use of forced labour of immigrants at detention centre

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19 March 2018

USA: Congressmen express support to private prison co. GEO Group in lawsuit over alleged use of forced labour

Author: Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast (USA)

"Republicans Say Forced Labor Is Good for Detained Immigrants in Letter Defending Private Prison", 15 March 2018...

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21 February 2018
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Author: Spiegel Online

Der britische Privatdetektiv Peter Humphrey, der 23 Monate lang im Gefängnis des Shanghaier Stadtbezirks Qingpu eingesperrt war, berichtet in der "Financial Times" von den Haftbedingungen - und belastet dabei auch Modeketten wie H&M und C&A....

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21 February 2018

H&M, C&A, 3M to investigate report alleging Chinese prison inmates made packaging used by co's

Author: Reuters

European fashion giants H&M and C&A, as well as technology company 3M, are looking into a report in the Financial Times alleging that inmates of a Chinese prison made packaging used by the companies......

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