More than 600 workers are on strike, demanding the removal of a South Korean supervisor they accuse of abuse and sexual harassment.
Some 20,000 convicts toil in prison labour camps across the country, where they face abuse, exploitation and forced labour, a Myanmar Now investigation finds.
Food giant Betagro issued a statement on Wednesday saying it had “stopped business operations with the farm until there is a solution for the labour conflict.”
Thai police say a crackdown on human traffickers has led to the dismantling of thirty five criminal rings supplying slaves to fishing boats.
Burmese overseas employment agencies have voiced complaint against Malaysia’s One Stop Service Centre (OSC) which increased migrant visa fees eightfold.
Three laundry staff said they worked up to 19 hours a day during the peak tourism season with only two days off a month. Another reported working 16-hour shifts with…