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US blocks imports of Xinjiang slave...

US blocks imports of Xinjiang slave...

North America

Thu, Dec 3 2020

A study shows that 20% of the garments imported into the USA contain at least some yarn from that...

UN expert: Covid-19 risks pushing millions...

UN expert: Covid-19 risks pushing millions...

World

Wed, Sep 16 2020

Tomoya Obokata, special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, emphasises actions by the states...

OP-ED: Humanity’s original sin

OP-ED: Humanity’s original sin

Esam Sohail

Fri, Jul 24 2020

Not just America’s

OP-ED: Does slavery still exist?

OP-ED: Does slavery still exist?

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Jul 17 2020

When people are backed into a corner and forced to turn to a life of crime, they aren’t truly...

OP-ED: Conflict in the US: The underlying...

OP-ED: Conflict in the US - The underlying...

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Jun 15 2020

The US confronts its original sin, Covid-19, and the truth

OP-ED: The statues we carve, the statues...

OP-ED: The statues we carve, the statues...

Nazarul Islam

Sun, Jun 14 2020

Sometimes heroes fall, many years after their deaths

Infographic: British slavery-linked...

Infographic: British slavery-linked...

Europe

Thu, Jun 11 2020

A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th-century slave trader, has been removed from its plinth in London’s...

We must refuse to accept the...

We must refuse to accept the...

Rainer Ebert

Thu, Mar 19 2020

How can we, even now, allow child labour to exist? 

A concerted effort  to fight human...

A concerted effort to fight human...

Earl R Miller

Thu, Aug 1 2019

The crime deprives millions of their freedom and dignity

Report: To end slavery, free 10,000...

Report: To end slavery, free 10,000...

World

Wed, Jul 17 2019

More than 40 million people have been estimated to be captive in modern slavery, which includes forced...

More than 500 suspected slaves locked...

More than 500 suspected slaves locked...

Europe

Tue, Jul 9 2019

The Home Office interior ministry said no one who said they had been trafficked would be required to...

Cambridge University investigates its...

Cambridge University investigates its...

Europe

Tue, Apr 30 2019

The chairman of the advisory panel, Professor Martin Millett, said the probe would look at bequests to...

Erratic aid spending could derail drive...

Erratic aid spending could derail drive...

World

Fri, Sep 14 2018

United Nations research, revealed exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, showed annual anti-trafficking...

Ten million slaves go missing from survey...

Ten million slaves go missing from survey...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The Walk Free Foundation attributed its new, lower estimate to a different method of measuring responses...

Report: North Korea, Eritrea have world's...

Report: North Korea, Eritrea have world's...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 20 2018

China, Pakistan, North Korea and Nigeria rounded out the top five nations with the largest number of...

Bring them home

Bring them home

Editorial

Sun, May 27 2018

How much longer must we be naïve about what goes on in Saudi Arabia in the name of domestic...

Libyan Embassy: Media coverage on slave...

Libyan Embassy: Media coverage on slave...

Africa

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Libya is a major crossing point for migration across the Mediterranean Sea

European dream becomes nightmare mirage...

European dream becomes nightmare mirage...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 17 2017

Experts warn the Rohingya refugee crisis and the strain on resources will push more disaffected Bangladeshis...

Bacha bazi: Afghan culture of child...

Bacha bazi: Afghan culture of child...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 19 2016

AIHRC points out that Afghanistan’s criminal law prohibits rape and pederasty, but there are no clear...

Dying by the numbers

Dying by the numbers

Monswita Bulbuli

Sun, Nov 27 2016

Who will stand up for the voiceless?