Former workers at Nevsun’s Bisha mine in Eritrea filed a civil claim in British Columbia’s Supreme Court on Thursday alleging that the company facilitated forced labor, “[a] form of slavery,” as well as crimes against humanity and other human rights abuses at the mine.
The plaintiffs, Gize Yebeyo Araya, Kesete Tekle Fshazion and Mihretab Yermane Tekle, are refugees who escaped from Eritrea, according to the statement of civil claim.
LABOUR and the Scottish Government have united to introduce tougher penalties for human traffickers and provide enhanced support for victims.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has adopted a member's bill by Labour MSP Jenny Marra for a Scottish anti-human trafficking strategy, with special treatment of related crime in the criminal justice system and support for survivors.
Progress: Scotland Yard boss Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has admitted that there has been movements in the McCann case, suggesting that officers are closing in on the person that abducted her
Britain's most senior police officer has suggested his officers are closing in on the people who abducted Madeleine McCann.
The United States government says Ghanaian women are being forced into prostitution and forced labour in foreign countries, particularly in the Middle East.
According to the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2013, Ghanaian women migrating to the Middle East to work are forced into prostitution upon their arrival.
When the recent textile factory disasters in Bangladesh revealed the conditions in which thousands of workers toil to bring the world cheap clothing, many of us decided we could do without some of the high street brands which tacitly enable such modern slavery to flourish.
It would be easy to dismiss Sutovic as grief-crazed, desperate to refute claims that her son was a heroin addict who died as a result of his own actions.
Days after her husband’s landmark human trafficking conviction, an emotional Nicole Huen broke her silence to respond to what she says was a hurtful and inaccurate depiction of her family by prosecutors.