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Enslavement of workers occurs in many areas of work, and the methods used and patterns of mistreatment are surprisingly similar.
Revealed: How the Thai Fishing Industry Traffics, Imprisons And Enslaves.
Burmese men in Thailand are forced to work as slaves on fishing boats, and murdered if they try to escape.
Indonesia banned foreign boats from fishing there, so the boat operators dumped their crew on remote islands, and the crew are stranded there. Many were effectively enslaved in their ships, and some still are enslaved.
North Korea ships slave workers to Qatar.
Interviews with the enslaved foreign workers building Abu Dhabi's branches of the Louvre, the Guggenheim Museum and New York University.
Thai migrant workers in Israel are being worked like slaves.
Mexican farm workers, growing produce for the US, are treated as slaves and forbidden to leave the farm. If caught escaping, they are brutalized.
Forced to buy food from stores that gouge them, they end the season in debt.
Agricultural workers in the UK are stripped of their passports and their pay, and gouged on rent.
Indian women who accept offers of domestic work in Arab countries are often effectively kidnaped and forced into prostitution there.
Thousands of Iraqi mothers have sold their teenage daughters into sex slavery.
More about enslavement of high tech workers in Malaysia, and suggestions for ending it.
Fighting enslavement of domestic workers in Hong Kong.
200 domestic workers the Philippines are stuck in the Philippine embassy in Saudi Arabia, much like Julian Assange, unable to leave because of charges of illegal sex. In some cases, this is because they were raped by their employers.
Saudi Arabia and Qatar are not alone in this. The UK has a similar law which is ' turning domestic workers into modern-day slaves'.
Domestic workers are enslaved in other places too.
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