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Google Donating $11.5 Million to Fight Modern-Day Slavery

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Technology giant Google says it is donating $11.5 million to several coalitions fighting to end the modern-day slavery of some 27 million people around the world. The donation is believed to be one of the largest corporate initiatives ever to fight slavery. A Google official Wednesday said the company chose organizations with proven track records […]

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British Police Charge 4 with Holding 24 Men in Slavery

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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British police have charged four men with allegedly holding 24 men in slavery in what one officer calls shockingly filthy and cramped conditions. Police arrested the suspects north of London Sunday. They are charged with conspiracy to hold people in servitude and requiring them to carry out forced labor. A pregnant woman arrested with the […]

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British Police Free 24 Men Held in Slavery Near London

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested five people for allegedly keeping 24 men in slavery in what one officer calls shockingly filthy and cramped conditions. Police raided a site north of London Sunday, arresting four men and one woman. They also freed 24 men of English and eastern European backgrounds and took them to a hospital. Some […]

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