News Round-up — March 7, 2014

This week’s news stories examine our member organizations’ work in the United States and overseas, and identify ways in which the public can take action to combat human trafficking.

News Stories

At Publix in Ballantyne, labor activists protest pay and conditions at tomato farms by Ely Portillo, Charlotte Observer (Mar. 6, 2014)

Texting to Reach Human Trafficking Victims by Eun Yang and Alana Wise, NBC Washington (Mar. 5, 2014)

Bonded labourers rescued from tree cutting unit in Tiruttani by Ekatha Ann John & Manish Raj, The Times of India (Mar. 5, 2014)

Will 12 Years a Slave help the fight against slavery? by Oliver Balch, The Guardian (Mar. 4, 2014)


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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