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Migrant Workers worked to death in Malaysia

December 1, 2012

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Aljazeera.com Thousands of foreign workers have died in Malaysia in recent years from accidents, illnesses and suicide. They work in so-called ‘3D’ conditions – dirty, dangerous and difficult. Critics say the death rate is a result of slack safety standards, poor housing conditions and weak enforcement of laws to protect them. Last year, more than […]

Child Slavery Abounds Globally

April 16, 2011

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Source: UNICEF Hundreds of millions of children across the globe are victims of exploitation, abuse and violence each year. They are abducted and recruited into the army, trafficked into prostitution rings or forced into debt bondage or other forms of slavery. Forced and bonded labour. According to the International Labour Organization, an estimated 246 million […]