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Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish

Aug 13, 2015

Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish

A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish has been seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore after an Associated Press report alerted authorities about its presence in the country's waters, officials said Thursday. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Fisheries #Navy #Slavery
When politics supercedes human rights: Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist

Jul 28, 2015

When politics supercedes human rights: Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist

Democratic lawmakers and rights groups on Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery, as key trading partner Malaysia was taken off a blacklist. #World #Modern-day Slavery #US #NewsTracker #Malaysia #Cuba #Foreign policy #trafficking
Parallel women's network within Islamic State used for recruiting, sex slavery, reveals captive

Jul 07, 2015

Parallel women's network within Islamic State used for recruiting, sex slavery, reveals captive

The widow of a senior member of the terror group Islamic State has made shocking revelations about the existence of a parallel women's network within. #World #Terrorism #CriticalPoint #Women #Sex slavery #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

Apr 14, 2015

UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

A new UN report says 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage being used by extremists including the Islamic State group and Boko Haram. #NewsTracker #Marriage #UN #Rape #Secretary-General #Report #Sexual Slavery
More than 2,000 people sue Japan paper over 'comfort women' reports

Feb 19, 2015

More than 2,000 people sue Japan paper over 'comfort women' reports

More than 2,000 people are suing the liberal Asahi newspaper to demand that it place international advertisements apologising for its coverage of wartime sex slavery, saying it has stained Japan's reputation, #Japan #NewsTracker #Comfort women #Asahi #Japanese NewsPaper #Japan sexual slavery #Japan War crimes
At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

Nov 18, 2014

At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

India has nearly 14.3 million people, including children, "trapped" in modern-day slavery, ranking fifth in a list of countries brought out by the Global Slavery Index 2014. #India #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Slavery #Bonded labour #Global Slavery Index 2014
South Korea, Japan to hold talks on sex slavery during Second World War

Sep 18, 2014

South Korea, Japan to hold talks on sex slavery during Second World War

Senior diplomats from South Korea and Japan will hold talks about Tokyo's sexual enslavement of Korean women during the Second World War. #World #ThisisNext #Tokyo #Japan #South Korea #Seoul #Sexual abuse #bilateral talks #Sex slavery #Second World War
1,200 years of servitude PM Modi offers food for thought

Jun 13, 2014

1,200 years of servitude PM Modi offers food for thought

The question, it seems, is not about foreign rule or local rule, but about 'slavery' or subservience to a foreign power that gave birth to slave mentality. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Slavery #Ghoris #Ghaznavis #Mughals #Britishers
British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Nov 28, 2013

British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Three women, allegedly enslaved for 30 years here by an Indian-origin man and his Tanzanian wife, were for the first time interviewed by the British police today. #UK #Slavery #British police #Tanania #Indian origin man #Siti Aishah #Josephine Herivel