For 50p (0.62 cents) an hour, Polish nationals were forced to work on farms, recycling centers and turkey factories in what British authorities are calling the country’s largest modern-day slavery enterprise.
Police in the United Kingdom (UK) arrested a man suspected of exploiting almost a dozen Romanian men for slave labor in the construction industry, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said Tuesday.
A United States appeals court allowed a lawsuit from six former child slaves to be reinstated on Tuesday against the U.S. section of Nestle SA and Cargill Inc. for aiding and perpetuating their captivity on cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire).
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