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Christine Murray

U.S. lawmakers urged to denounce QAnon child sex trafficking conspiracy

22 Oct 2020

Oct 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. lawmakers and candidates must denounce the QAnon conspiracy theory movement as it spreads disinformation about child sex trafficking ahead of the November election, dozens of anti-slavery and rights groups said in a joint letter on Wednesday.

Detecting slave-made goods from China is growing harder, U.S. says

19 Oct 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major brands face a growing challenge to root out forced labor in Chinese supply chains, the top U.S. anti-human trafficking official said Friday, as the United States stepped up the blocking of imports of goods made in Xinjiang.

U.S. puts China at top of forced labor list

01 Oct 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States on Wednesday identified China as the global hotspot for goods made with forced labor, highlighting growing concern over treatment of Uighur Muslims in the country's Xinjiang region.

U.S. puts China at top of forced labor list

30 Sep 2020

Sept 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States on Wednesday identified China as the global hotspot for goods made with forced labor, highlighting growing concern over treatment of Uighur Muslims in the country's Xinjiang region.

Fears surge in demand for hand sanitiser could fuel child labour

17 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Soaring global demand for hand sanitiser to combat the new coronavirus could increase the use of forced and child labour in sugarcane plantations, UK-based researchers said on Thursday.

Fears surge in demand for hand sanitiser could fuel child labour

17 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Soaring global demand for hand sanitiser to combat the new coronavirus could increase the use of forced and child labour in sugarcane plantations, UK-based researchers said on Thursday.

'We don't see it': Mexican TV series spotlights trafficking in plain sight

26 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The creators of a documentary series about human trafficking in Mexico hope the TV show will educate the public about the abuse of workers in plain sight - be it cleaners or farm laborers.

'We don't see it': Mexican TV series spotlights trafficking in plain sight

26 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The creators of a documentary series about human trafficking in Mexico hope the TV show will educate the public about the abuse of workers in plain sight - be it cleaners or farm laborers.

Punished for being poor? Mexico child labor case makes poverty a crime, critics say

25 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The arrest of three Mexican women accused of trafficking more than 20 children from within their extended family has been criticized by rights activists, who say they are being punished for being poor.

Punished for being poor? Mexico child labor case makes poverty a crime, critics say

25 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY, Aug 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The arrest of three Mexican women accused of trafficking more than 20 children from within their extended family has been criticized by rights activists, who say they are being punished for being poor.

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