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Brazil: Fighting Contemporary Slavery

BRAZIL: FIGHTING CONTEMPORARY SLAVERY by Deborah GoldembergTuesday, August 4th, 2009 @ 16:56 UTC _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Summary: Slavery and forced labor have long been an problem in Brazil, the last country in the world to abolish slavery […]

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Foreign Students In Australia Exploited As Slaves

Foreign Students Exploited As Slaves By Nick O’Malley, Heath Gilmore, and Erik Jensen 15 July 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Summary: In Australia, a “system of economic slavery” has emerged in which foreign students […]

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Home Office Officials Accused Of Aiding Smugglers In Official Report (Britain)

HOME OFFICE OFFICIALS ACCUSED OF AIDING SMUGGLERS IN OFFICIAL REPORT (BRITAIN) by Robert Booth Monday 13 July 2009 18.56 BST www.guardian.co.uk ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Summary: Serious and credible allegations have been made by an official report from […]

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Mauritania Press Release

US Press ReleaseApril 12, 2009 The United States Embassy Nouakchott expresses deep concern for the ruling military junta’s lack of respect for civil liberties since the August 6, 2008 coup d’état.  Recent examples include the […]

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TIP 2009

MAURITANIA (Tier 3) Mauritania is a source and destination country for children trafficked for forced labor and sexual exploitation. Slavery-related practices, rooted in ancestral master-slave relationships, continue to exist in isolated parts of the country. […]

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Bought And Sold

BOUGHT AND SOLDOP-ED New York Times, July 13, 1994by Charles Jacobs and Mohamed Athie Last month, Amnesty International’s American branch decided it was time to abolish slavery. Presented with evidence of human bondage in North […]

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Mauritania Campaign

Widespread Slavery in Mauritania   The American Anti-Slavery Group was optimistic in 2007 when the government of Mauritania, under years of pressure from us and other organizations, declared an end to slavery.  However, it now […]