Posts Tagged ‘Slave Labour’

How were 300 Koreans allowed to work in Fiji? Comments 0

Monday, August 20th, 2018
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The Fiji government needs to explain how hundreds of South Koreans have been allowed into Fiji to work for firms connected to the controversial Grace Road Church, a union leader says. Social Democratic Liberal Party leader Sitiveni Rabuka is also calling urgently for an investigation into the running of the Grace Road Group. The Grace Read more

Is your dog fed by slaves or maybe your cat – or even you? Comments 0

Friday, April 29th, 2016

New Zealanders and their pets have consumed more than 600 tonnes of seafood sourced from a Thai conglomerate condemned for its use of slave labour. Some indentured workers have even been locked in cages. Figures released by the New Zealand Customs Service under the Official Information Act show seafood giant Thai Union has been a consistent Read more

Ethical fashion Comments 0

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

I adore a store called Forever New. It is full of stunning clothing and everywhere you look, diamante glints. For a magpie like me, this store is my nest. Half of the dresses in my wardrobe are from this shop. Forever New has received most of my income to date, and at this rate will Read more

900 have died building Qatar’s World Cup infrastructure Comments 0

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Since 2012, about 900 workers have died while working on infrastructure in Qatar, in a building boom anticipating the World Cup. Last month, the Guardian reported that over 400 Nepalese migrant workers had already died at building sites. Between 2010 and 2012 more than 700 workers from India lost their lives working on construction sites in Qatar, too. A report by the International Trade Union Read more