A report released by the ACLU and Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic at Yale Law School in June 2012 examines the ongoing trafficking and abuse of Third Country Nationals (“TCNs”), tens of thousands of whom are hired yearly through U.S. 54 more words
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Narciso Contreras Shines Spotlight on Flourishing Libyan Slave Trade Market
Modern-day slavers escorting their prize to the slave auction block in Libya.
Fearless Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Narciso Contreras has revealed that while global attention has been focused on the North African country of Libya as a gateway for migrants attempting to reach Europe by sea, its status as a flourishing modern-day slave market has somehow managed to fly under the radar. 331 more words
Forced labor persists around the world, particularly for domestic workers.
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In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. Even though forced labor is now banned around the world, new reports from the International Labor Organisation (ILO), International Organisation for Migration and the Walk Free Foundation finds that the practice remains widespread.
More than 40 million people around the world are enslaved, either through forced labor or by forced marriage, a human-rights group estimates. The same organization found there were… 495 more words
Earlier this year, Hana Green, a student in Cohort V, met Holocaust survivor Zev Kedem. She and Dr. Yael Granot-Bein invited him to shared in a Research Forum. 1,842 more words