Slave Labor

6.8.18

Satellites Are Zeroing in on Poachers and Traffickers in the ‘Outlaw Ocean’

Some vessels use ocean rendezvous to exchange contraband, and even captive crew. But big data tools are finding new ways to track these activities from outer space.

10.31.16

Eating Incarceration

You might prefer to think that the mozzarella on your plate and the wine in your glass arrive thanks to the efforts of a maître fromager and an erudite vintner, but you may actually have to thank a prisoner.

5.12.16

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)

VICE News heads to Myanmar to investigate the violence and discrimination faced by the country's Muslim minority.

5.11.16

Is the UN Failing the Rohingya? - Left For Dead (Part 3)

In the final part of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold reveals leaked internal UN documents that suggest an effort to keep concerns about the Rohingya quiet.

5.10.16

Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Left For Dead (Part 2)

In part two of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold speaks to a police informant in neighboring Thailand about the discovery of mass graves that have been tied to human trafficking.

5.9.16

Persecution in Myanmar: Left For Dead (Part 1)

In part one of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold travels to Myanmar to investigate the violence and discrimination faced by the country's Muslim minority.

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4.29.16

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News traveled to Myanmar to investigate the violence and discrimination faced by the country's Muslim minority.

2.17.16

What It's Like to Be Trafficked and Forced into Modern Slavery

"K," a Hungarian man in his mid-30s, was taken to the UK and forced into slavery before escaping and going undercover to help others do the same.

2.4.16

An Article About Nestlé's Use of Slave Labor Was Sponsored by Their Competitor

Competition can be nasty in the corporate food business, and sometimes a blow can be delivered in a surprising way.

12.15.15

The Shrimp Industry's Slave Labor Problem Is Even Worse Than We Thought

A further investigation has revealed that global restaurants and stores—including supposedly conscientious retailers like Whole Foods—are also selling shrimp peeled by slaves.

10.8.15

A Chat with Nestle's Former COO About Cocoa and Child Labor

Jose Lopez helped transform the company from an organization censured for human rights violations to one with an enviable reputation for sustainability and social responsibility.

8.20.15

Costco Is Being Sued for Selling Seafood Allegedly Caught by Slaves in Southeast Asia

A California woman claims that consumers who bought shrimp from Costco should receive a refund because the retail giant didn't disclose its suppliers' shady labor practices.

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