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Japan PM says 'deeply pained' over WWII 'comfort women' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his remorse over the sexual slavery of Asian women during World War II.
29 апреля 2015
Actor and director Ben Affleck. ©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Ben Affleck 'embarrassed' over slave-owning ancestors Hollywood star Ben Affleck says he was "embarrassed" upon learning he had slaveholding ancestors.
23 апреля 2015
©Reuters/Richard Lam Canada expels 20 Hungarians for human trafficking Canada announced the extradition of 20 Hungarians convicted in what authorities described as the largest human trafficking case in Canadian history, for forcing eastern European refugee claimants into slavery.
23 июля 2014
Taiwanese woman jailed for trafficking Cambodian fishermen A Taiwanese woman was on Tuesday jailed for 10 years by a Cambodian court for trafficking hundreds of people to work in slave-like conditions on fishing boats off Africa.
29 апреля 2014
Photo courtesy of Three more people escape from slavery in Kazakhstan The story of a Karaganda resident Vladimir Galkin, who told that he was kept in slavery for about 12 year on a remote farm, has got a continuation.
10 марта 2014
Vladimir Galkin. Photo courtesy of Escape after 12 years of slavery in Kazakhstan A man has been kept in slavery for more than 12 years on a remote farm in Karaganda Oblast.
25 февраля 2014
©Reuters/Toby Melville UK 'slave' women 'beaten, brainwashed' in 30-year ordeal Three women held captive in a London house for 30 years were beaten and brainwashed, police said Friday, as Britain struggled to comprehend its worst case of modern-day slavery.
23 ноября 2013
Three women rescued in London 'after 30 years in slavery' Three traumatised women have been rescued from a house in London after being held as slaves for at least 30 years with one of them having spent her entire life in servitude, police said Thursday.
22 ноября 2013
©Reuters Hong Kong domestic workers treated as 'slaves': Amnesty Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the "slavery-like" conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of "inexcusable" inaction.
21 ноября 2013
The meeting with Charge d'affaires of the U.S in Kazakhstan. 

Photo a courtesy of the press office of the Ministry of Justice. Kazakhstan Justice Minister discusses fighting human trafficking with US diplomats The attorney general Berik Imashev discussed human trafficking issues with the Charge d'affaires of the United States, John Ordway.
02 ноября 2013
©Reuters/Paulo Whitaker New Global Slavery Index estimates 30 million affected An estimated 30 million people worldwide are living in modern-day slavery.
18 октября 2013
©REUTERS Ten million children work as domestic servants: ILO As many as 10.5 million children worldwide work as domestic servants, in what can be hazardous and even slave-like conditions.
13 июня 2013
Brazil eyeing public service quotas for blacks President Dilma Rousseff wants to introduce public service quotas for black Brazilians as a way to repay a historic debt for centuries of slavery and discrimination.
17 октября 2012
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