Faced With Questions About Forced Labor in China, the I.O.C. Is Tight-Lipped

Olympic officials are reluctant to probe whether any Beijing 2022 merchandise might have been made under duress by Uyghurs, an activist group charges. The activists’ request was straightforward: They wanted …

U.S. blocking tomato shipments from Mexican farms accused of abusing workers

“An export powerhouse that provides much of America’s vegetables, the Mexican produce industry in recent years has followed up on some promised reforms aimed at preventing the abuse of farmworkers. …

US: Senate passes Uyghur forced labor bill

In a rare bipartisan compromise, the Senate unanimously passed a bill punishing the Chinese government for its genocide of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities — and agreed to hold a …

Human rights violations off the rack: Dutch and US brands allegedly rely on forced labor

The European Center for Constitutional Rights (ECCHR) with the support of Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers submitted a criminal complaint against several Dutch and US textile and fashion brands who …

Malaysia to charge Dyson supplier ATA over labour complaints -minister

Malaysia will charge Dyson supplier ATA IMS Bhd ATAI.KL following complaints received by the labour department, a minister said, after forced labour allegations emerged against the manufacturer. Dyson told Reuters last week it was …

U.S. investigators question Goodyear Malaysia workers over labour practices

U.S. government investigators have interviewed workers at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co’s (GT.O) Malaysian factory about their working conditions, employees told Reuters, intensifying scrutiny of potential labour abuses by the tyre maker …

China’s Xinjiang cotton is banned in the U.S. but still making it to store shelves, report says

In China’s cotton-growing Xinjiang region, farmers have been hailing a bumper harvest this autumn. But much of the crop is under U.S. sanctions, and where it will end up is …

Canadian officials seize clothing made with forced labour in China

The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) says it has intercepted a shipment from China on the grounds that the products were made using forced labour. The CBSA confirmed in an …

Lebanon: Domestic worker sues employer in first lawsuit against kafala exploitation

When MH*, 38, travelled to Lebanon from Ethiopia in 2012 to work as a domestic worker, she did not foresee that she would be forced to live in captivity for almost eight …

U.S. bars Malaysian glove maker Supermax over alleged labour abuses

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -The United States has barred imports from Malaysian glove maker Supermax Corp over alleged forced labour practices, the fourth Malaysian firm to face such a ban in …

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