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26 April 2016

Britain's modern slave trade

Author: Al Jazeera

Secret filming by Al Jazeera uncovered shocking conditions at a carwash in Kent, southeast England, used by dealerships for the auto giants, Volvo and Kia. Workers living in squalid containers at the carwash in Canterbury say they are paid $50 for 12...

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Article
4 April 2016

Kenya: Search for oil inflaming tensions; says columnist

Author: Lisa Laventure, in Al Jazeera

"How the search for oil is inflaming tensions in Kenya"...

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Article
13 March 2016

Al Jazeera documentary investigates slavery in Thai seafood industry & raises issue of accountability & justice for years of abuse

Author: Al Jazeera

…In the last year, over 2,000 men have come forward who were enslaved on Thai fishing boats in Indonesian waters, working for as long as a decade without pay....

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Article
6 January 2016

Turkey: Influx of Syrian refugees causes child labour boom

Author: Didem Tali, Al Jazeera America

Adil, 16, is one of more than 400,000 Syrian children in Turkey working in the informal economy instead of continuing their education. He has been at the same shop for the past three years, making what he describes as “a third to half of what Turkish...

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Article
15 December 2015

Indonesia: Al Jazeera tracks down companies accused of being behind plantation fires that have caused an environmental & health crisis

Author: Al Jazeera

“Indonesia: Where There's Smoke”, 9 Dec 2015...

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Story
11 November 2015

Nigeria: Advocates remember Ken Saro-Wiwa, convicted of murder & executed after he protested oil pollution by Shell

Human rights defender Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed, along with eight other members of the Ogoni people, by the Nigerian State on 10 November 1995. They were convicted for murder and sentenced to death following a trial that failed to meet international...

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Article
14 October 2015

USA: B&H Photo Video faces worker campaign over alleged unsafe conditions - with company comments

Author: Laura Gottesdiener, Al Jazeera America

"Photo retailer B&H faces unwanted exposure over worker safety", 12 October 2015...

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Article
5 October 2015

USA: Women kicked off Napa Valley Wine Train sue company for alleged racial discrimination

Author: Al Jazeera & Associated Press

"Women kicked off wine train file $11 million lawsuit", 2 Oct 2015...

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Article
4 October 2015

Liberia: "Riot on the Plantation" - in-depth account of May 2015 protests at Golden Veroleum site, causes & aftermath

Author: Elaisha Stokes, Al Jazeera America

"Riot on the Plantation", 4 Oct 2015...

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Article
29 September 2015

Brazil: Workers rescued from forced labour conditions were subcontracted by Ouro Verde; prosecutors considered Vale responsible

Author: Matt Sandy, Al Jazeera America (US)

“Mining misery in Brazil-Subcontracting slavery: How big companies in Brazil get away with it”, 12 September, 2015...

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