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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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- Related companies: Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) GEO Group
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...
USA: Private prison co. CoreCivic to face lawsuits alleging use of forced labour of immigrants at detention centre
Australia: Concerns raised about potential health hazards of mould outbreak at offshore immigration detention centre operated by Broadspectrum on Nauru
Media reports (see below) cite the occurrence of potential health risks to refugees, asylum seekers and staff caused by a mould problem at the offshore immigration detention centre operated by Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield Services) on Nauru....
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...
Author: Radio NZ
14 February 2018 Following his visits to Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...highlighted a range of deep concerns in these countries...
Extraterritorial detention contracting in Australia & the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights
Author: Brynn O'Brien
"Extraterritorial Detention Contracting in Australia and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights," 21 April 2016...
Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities
Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...