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Report: Majority of modern day slaves are in Asia

The majority of people around the world living in slavery are in Asia, according a new index released today. The new ‘Global Slavery Index’ revealed that India, China and Pakistan...

A look at the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

By Gibson Bateman and Rathika Innasimuttu Introduction United National High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay recently concluded her visit to Sri Lanka. It’s hard to imagine a High Commissioner...