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Exposing a Disgrace: Uzbek Elite Keep Profiting from Forced Labor

Every year, the government of Uzbekistan forcibly mobilizes more than a million of its own citizens to pick cotton. Under international pressure, the authorities in Tashkent have recently moved away from forcing young children to pick cotton. But the ... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Two arrested in trafficking probe

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking people into the UK for the purpose of labour exploitation.South Yorkshire Police said the men were arrested on Thursday as part of an investigation into modern slavery.The men, a 28-year-old from ... [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 7 reports

'Slavery' police search for more men

Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm say they are looking for other missing men. David Daniel Doran, 42, was jailed for four-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to making Darrell Simester ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Farm owner jailed for forced labour of Kidderminster man

The owner of a farm in Newport, who pleaded guilty to a forced labour charge, has been given a four-and-a-half year sentence.In light of the sentencing, the CPS said David Daniel Doran exploited a 'vulnerable and timid man'. ... [Published itv.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forced labour victim was 'scared of being hurt'

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports from Cardiff Crown court:When Simester gave evidence he described being scared of being hurt by the farms owners. ... [Published itv.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 10 reports

For sale in Dubai

In Joseph O’ Neill’s new novel set in Dubai, the American protagonist describes the brown migrant workers that make the city go round “ as color coded ants swarming all over a construction site ”.Even less seemingly human are the women, the armies of ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forced labour victim was made to wash in a trough

Cardiff Crown Court is hearing evidence in the sentencing of David Doran, 42, who has pleaded guilty to forcing a man, Darrell Simester, to perform unpaid labour for 13 years.ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports ... [Published itv.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Thousands of African Child Migrants Feared in Thrall to Italian Traffickers

By Luca MuziRome - Thousands of migrant children are disappearing after arriving in mainland Europe, triggering concerns that they are falling prey to a new and thriving market for child trafficking and forced labour.Of some 12,164 unaccompanied minors ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Retailers Take Stand against Forced Labor in Uzbek Cotton Harvesting

San Francisco — Oct. 23, 2014 —Retailers and apparel brands are taking action to prevent Uzbek cotton from entering their supply chains. Markets for Uzbek cotton sourced with forced labor continue to diminish as consumers become more aware of the human ... [Published Supply and Demand Chain Executive - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Man faces new charges after forced labor case ends

Michigan officials charged a former African tennis pro with child abuse on Thursday, just days after a federal judge declined to keep him behind bars in a case of fraud,Click to Continue » ... [Published Kentucky.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Qatar re-elected by the UN Human Rights

Qatar has been re-elected by the UN Human Rights Council, holding a seat on the 47-member body, which was formed in 2006 to promote and protect human rights around the world.Along with Qatar, the UN Headquarters in New York elected Albania, Bangladesh, ... [Published Ecpulse.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

Migrant workers in UAE exploited, abused: report

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 8 minutes agoManila, Oct 23 (IANS) Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited and trapped in forced labour situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 23 2014]

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...were picked by people in what has been called the ' best working environment in American agriculture' on the front page of the New York Times, " said Food Chains director Sanjay Rawal. In support of the label launch, the filmmakers have released a sneak peek of the film, available here."
...While authorities believe human trafficking is on the rise, he said a challenge they still face is making people aware it exists. "I think statewide we need to do a stronger job of educating the public because ... we still have a lot of folks who don't really believe this happens" he said.It's been about one year since three people were arrested at a Rockport massage parlor as part of a bust on an international human trafficking...

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Sex Trafficking Forum Held [Published Tribune Newspapers - 20 hours ago]
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To move on, Kenya must confront past demons [Published Daily Nation - 21 hours ago]
Ethical investment: a question of choice [Published Pensions Insight - Oct 24 2014]
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Rotherham man arrested in trafficking and slave... [Published Rotherham Advertiser - Oct 24 2014]
Italy’s Top Court Rules Victims May Sue Germany... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 24 2014]
French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Stopping traffic(king) [Published SoMdNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
Two men arrested for human trafficking and ‘mod... [Published Sheffield Star - Oct 24 2014]
Two men arrested in connection with human traff... [Published South Yorkshire Police - Oct 24 2014]
Farmer David Doran jailed for enslaving ‘vulner... [Published The Independent - Oct 24 2014]
'Slavery' police search for more men [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 24 2014]
'Slavery' police search for more men [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
On Food Day, a Penny for the American Farmworker [Published Huffington Post - Oct 24 2014]
Finding Joy In Ghana [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Oct 24 2014]
Welsh farmer who kept man as 'modern day slave'... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 24 2014]
Farm owner jailed for forced labour of Kiddermi... [Published itv.com - Oct 24 2014]
Man jailed for keeping unpaid slave for 13 year... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
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Understanding the Organization, Operation, and ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Oct 23 2014]
Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States Source: Urban Institute This study chronicles the experiences of labor trafficking victims from the point of recruitment for work, their forced ...
United Arab Emirates: Trapped, Exploited, Abused [Published Human rights news - Oct 23 2014]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labor situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UAE government, about to take up an ...
Study: Most Victims of Human Trafficking Enter ... [Published Impunity Watch - Oct 22 2014]
By Kathryn Maureen Ryan Impunity Watch, Managing Editor WASHINGTON DC, the United States of America – According to a new study, funded by the United States Department of Justice, published by Northeastern University and the Urban institute most victims ...
Italy: Thousands of African child migrants fear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
Source: GuardianCountry: Egypt, Eritrea, Italy, Somalia More than 3,000 minors may have fallen victim to forced labour and sexual exploitation after vanishing from homes and shelters Thousands of migrant children are disappearing after arriving in ...
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Sustainability - What Matters in the Consumer Durables Sector? SOURCE: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. DESCRIPTION: October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer ...
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