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Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived
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United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San Ferdinando in Calabria

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Ms Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019
A painting on yellow cloth, created for an exhibit inside the UNESCO Headquarters, in occasion of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
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The inhuman working conditions in monocropping plantations as new forms of slavery

Despite the large mechanization in the agrofuels sector, there are still some activities requiring the intensive human labour: the preparation of the soil before sowing, mostly pulling up roots and ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
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Note su schiavitù e diritti umani. L'attività del Gruppo di lavoro delle Nazioni Unite sulle forme contemporanee di schiavitù

Paola Degani, Paolo De Stefani (1993)

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Last update 9 Nov 2010