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Slavery: “…UPS delivery driver ‘worked to DEATH’ dropping off 240 parcels a day”

“A UPS driver was allegedly “worked to death” after delivering up to 240 parcels a day during gruelling 12-hour shifts. Dad-of-two Paul Crush, 42, died after suffering a suspected heart attack at his depot in Stanford-le-Hope in Essex on Wednesday…” https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/tragic-ups-delivery-driver-worked-21146174Continue reading

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Slavery: “Amazon driver… 300 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks…”

“An Amazon driver claims he delivers up to 300 parcels a day and is so busy that he doesn’t take toilet breaks and barely sees his family. The man told how drivers for the online retail giant face an immense workload, visiting … Continue reading

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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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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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“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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