Forced labour, human trafficking and modern slavery; three articles from the Saturday Post Online


Human trafficking is modern slavery, says Kapiri DC
By Isaac Zulu in Kapiri Mposhi, Friday 05 Nov. 2010
KAPIRI Mposhi district commissioner Cosmas Musumpuka has observed that human trafficking is a complex phenomenon which involves deception of the potential victims.
21 million trapped in forced labour, says International Labour Organisation
By Mwala Kalaluka in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 11 June 2012
ALMOST 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally, trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and they cannot leave, according to a new International Labour Organisation study.
And the ILO says the situation of workers in the occupied Arab territories is extremely worrying and remains precarious.
US estimates 27m victims of human trafficking
By Fridah Nkonde, Saturday 23 June 2012
US Embassy acting public affairs officer Adam Jagelski says an estimated 27 million around the world are victims of human trafficking.
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