Showing posts with label modern slavery. Show all posts
Showing posts with label modern slavery. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in US: Report

working under forced labor conditions
More than 400,000 people could be living in “modern slavery” in the US, a condition of servitude broadly defined in a new study as forced and state-imposed labor, sexual servitude and forced marriage.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Brussels rally turns violent as European capitals protest ‘modern slavery’ in Libya

‘modern slavery’ in Libya
Dozens have been arrested in Brussels after one of several European rallies against modern slavery in Libya turned violent. The very government that the West helped form after the fall of Gaddafi is now facing pressure over its inability to tackle human rights abuses.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hundreds of migrants under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN agency says

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday warned that hundreds of migrants are being held under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Victims of modern slavery ‘lost’ in system by British police

 Police forces across the country are failing thousands of victims of modern slavery by failing to properly record the crimes and prosecute traffickers, the UK’s anti-slavery commissioner has warned, as he called for “urgent improvements” to combat the offense.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

HRW: Foreign Workers in Oman Face Slavery-Like Conditions

Human Rights Watch says that because of Oman's immigrant labor laws, tying employment to a specific family’s sponsorship, many foreign employees – particularly female domestic workers – face exploitation and abuse at the hands of their Omani employers and have little means of recourse to protect themselves.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

US State Department Stands By Human Trafficking Report

The U.S. State Department is standing by the accuracy of its annual global report on human trafficking, following a news report that accused senior diplomats of manipulating the rankings of more than a dozen strategically important countries.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.