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[PDF] Freedom Denied: Forced Labor in California

Author: University of California-Berkeley Human Rights Center, Published on: 1 February 2005

Our research identified 57 forced labor operations in almost a dozen cities in California between 1998 and 2003, involving more than 500 individuals from 18 countries...Victims of forced labor often suffer severe hardships and deprivations. Their captors often subject them to beatings, threats, and other forms of physical and psychological abuse. [refers to Victoria Island Farms, JB Farm Labor Contractor]

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