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Author: Lisa O’Carroll, the Guardian
“The proposed closure of UK borders to low-skilled workers after Brexit risks driving vulnerable EU citizens into modern slavery, charities have said.”...
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Cambodia: Govt. anti-human trafficking officials say difficulties remain in protecting illegal workers overseas from human trafficking
Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times
"Committee admits migrant workers still face problems", 5 February 2020...
US govt. efforts to advance business & human rights in 2019 incl. actions to combat trafficking & labour abuse in global supply chains
Author: US Department of State
The U.S. government is committed to supporting the voluntary efforts of businesses to advance human rights and protecting against human rights abuses [including]... ...
Kenya: Govt. official says weak regulatory regime to blame for exploitation of migrant workers, including by employment agencies
Author: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
"State to harmonise laws to protect labour migrants"...
- Related in-depth areas: Human trafficking
USA: Supreme Court seeks to protect companies from lawsuits by victims of abuse overseas in case against chocolate makers over alleged child slavery
"U.S. Supreme Court signals interest in child-slavery cocoa lawsuit", 14 Jan 2020...
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Cambodia: Anti-Human Trafficking Unit sends two suspects to Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly being involved in human trafficking
Author: Sarom Kim, The Phnom Penh Post
"Pair of alleged human traffickers sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court", 14 January 2020...
Author: Norway Today
"Norwegian law against modern slavery on the docket", 12 Jan 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on modern slavery & forced labour
Nepal: Over 5% of Nepal's population are highly vulnerable to human trafficking, national rights body says
Author: Nepal 24 Hours
"1.5 Million Nepalese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking, Says Nepal’s National Rights Body", 8 January 2020...
Kenya: Lack of state-supported human trafficking victims support services hampering perpetrator accountability
Prosecution of perpetrators of human trafficking in Kenya is often hampered by lack of state-provided victim support services such as aftercare shelter and counselling services. This has seen prosecutorial agencies rely on non-governmental...