Fish

Fish

Fish Countries Where Fish is Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Bangladesh (FL, CL) Belize (FL) Burundi (FL) Cambodia (CL) Cameroon (FL) Cormoros (FL) Congo, Republic of (FL) Costa Rica (FL) El Salvador (CL) Fiji (FL) Gabon (FL) Ghana  (FL, CL)...
Palm Oil

Palm Oil

Palm Oil Countries Where Palm Oil is Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Burma (FL) Ecuador (FL, CL) Indonesia (FL, CL) Malaysia (FL, CL) Sierra Leone (CL) Where is palm oil reportedly produced with trafficking and/or child labor? According to the...
CNN

CNN

If you are reading this on a tablet, smart phone or computer monitor, then you may be holding a product of forced labor. Verité’s two-year study of labor conditions in electronics manufacturing in Malaysia has found that one in three foreign workers surveyed was in a condition of forced labor. Because many of the most recognizable brands source components of their products from Malaysia, almost any device you purchase may have come in contact with modern-day slavery. Many customers have never heard the stories that most of the migrant workers living in Malaysia can recite by heart. One such story goes like this. In 2011, a Nepali man named Bishal (not his real name) applied for a job with a Malaysian electronics company. He was told he could only be employed if he first paid a $1,266 fee — about double the average annual income in Nepal.

The New York Times

The New York Times

Read the full-text of the article below or on The New York Times Website. Report Cites Forced Labor in Malaysia’s Electronics Industry By STEVEN GREENHOUSE SEPT. 17, 2014 Nearly one in three migrant workers in Malaysia’s thriving electronics industry toils under...