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[2019] “…Picked by SLAVES: coffee crisis brews in Brazil”

“As the coffee harvest drew to a close in the rolling hills of southeastern Brazil, labor inspectors raced to two sprawling plantations with one goal – to rescue workers from slavery… The inspectors knew they had to act fast as … Continue reading

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SLAVE MARKETS found on Instagram, Google Play, & Apple Apps

“…An undercover investigation by BBC News Arabic has found that domestic workers are being illegally bought and sold online in a booming black market. Some of the trade has been carried out on Facebook-owned Instagram, where posts have been promoted … Continue reading

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MODERN DAY SLAVERY: “Dozens of boys found chained in Nigeria”

“More than 300 boys and men, some as young as five and many in chains and bearing scars from beatings, have been rescued in a raid on a building that purported to be an Islamic school in northern Nigeria, police … Continue reading

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[U.K.] “Organized-crime gang bust shows true scale of modern slavery”

“A modern slavery gang lured hundreds of vulnerable people to the UK on the promise of free accommodation, decent wages, and a better life, a new TV documentary has revealed… The BBC Panorama programme showed how members of a largely … Continue reading

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MODERN DAY SLAVERY: “…400 years after transatlantic trade began”

“As the world marks 400 years since the first recorded African slaves arrived in North America, slavery remains a modern-day scourge. Over 40 million people are estimated to be trapped in forced labor, forced marriages or other forms of sexual … Continue reading

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“Hundreds of child slavery victims refused right to remain in UK – report “

“The UK Home Office rejected claims made by hundreds of child victims of modern slavery between April 2017 and the end of 2018, according to BuzzFeed News, which made a freedom of information (FOI) request on the matter. Figures obtained by the … Continue reading

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“Charity and police break up UK’s largest modern slavery ring”

“The largest-ever modern slavery ring uncovered in the UK has been broken up after a three-year investigation into its activities. Some of its 400 victims worked for as little as 50p a day. Their labour earned millions for members of … Continue reading

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