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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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4 January 2018
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Author: Departamento 19 (Honduras)

“Demanda colectiva de inmigrantes contra una empresa que opera un centro de detención”, 31 de diciembre de 2017...

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4 January 2018

USA: Immigrants file lawsuit alleging labor exploitation by CoreCivic, a firm operating a detention center

Author: San Diego Union Tribunes

“Class-action lawsuit alleges immigrants are forced to labor in detention”, 30 December 2017...

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21 November 2017

USA: Lawsuit filed against Hendren Plastics, supplier to Home Depot & Walmart, for alleged use of prison labour

Author: John Kiriakou, OpEd News

State Senate Majority Leader Jim Hendren, a Republican, is using unpaid, forced inmate labor to work at his plastics company, which makes dock floats for Home Depot and Walmart, according to Prison Legal News... ...

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30 September 2017

USA: Washington State sues private prison company Geo Group for violating minimum wage laws

Author: Reuters

"Washington State sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees," September 21, 2017...

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