Investigation Spotlights Modern Slavery on U.S. Military Bases

On March 7, 2014, Al Jazeera America aired its five-month investigation into a system that enslaves foreign workers on U.S. military bases in Afghanistan. In a related article, “Fault Lines” producer Sam Black features Sam McCahon, a former Army JAG officer who advocates for stronger regulations to combat human trafficking and forced labor in the military contracting system.

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The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is a U.S. based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.

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