Human rights-themed book discussion
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Brazil: Modern Slavery
Veteran Rights Readers will recall the chapter on Brazil in Kevin Bales' excellent book on modern slavery,
Here are a couple of news items on recent efforts to erradicate slavery in Brazil:
"The hunt for slave outposts in the Amazon"
"Raids across Brazil free 4,000 slaves".
By the way, Bales' is still on the case with this recent report:
Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States.
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