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Ivory Coast pledges trafficking crackdown as 137 child victims are rescued

Ivory Coast pledges trafficking crackdown as 137 child victims are rescued

Ivory Coast police on Monday vowed to ramp up efforts to stop child trafficking after rescuing 137 children from forced labour and sex work in the first major operation in several years.

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

A former Burundi diplomat working for the UN and his wife went on trial Monday near Paris, accused of forcing a man to work in their home for 10 years in slave-like conditions.

South Korea warns Japan in row over wartime forced labour

South Korea warns Japan in row over wartime forced labour

Japan should avoid aggravating historical tensions in a diplomatic row over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, South Korea's foreign ministry and prime minister have warned.

Qatar making efforts on rights issue: US

Qatar making efforts on rights issue: US

The Qatar government has made efforts to prevent and eliminate “forced labour” in the country, according to a new human rights report.