Posts Tagged ‘slave trade’

Pacific slave trade – island countries are a source and destination

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The Pacific Immigration Development Community is concerned about the increasing slave trade in the region. It says human trafficking to the point of slavery is increasingly common in industries like logging, mining and fishing. Read more Related Posts:Climate crisis, not China, is biggest threat to PacificAftershocks of Covid-19 threaten to undo gains across…Wellington’s Pacific community Read more

Slave trade and migrants fleeing poverty

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Six months after Muhammed Yusuf had been sold, tortured and forced to watch as a friend died, he found himself back at the parched, dusty bus station where his ordeal began, facing the man who had made him a slave. Unembarrassed and unrepentant, the smuggler was still touting for business among the crowds flooding into Read more