Organized Crime & Gangs

Trafficking: The ordeal of a Moscow ‘shop slave’

“Two weeks ago anti-people-trafficking activists found 11 people who were apparently being kept as slaves in a mini market in Moscow.

It was one of the worst examples yet to come to light of how badly migrant workers from places like Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are sometimes treated in Russia.

One woman said she had been imprisoned in the shop for 10 years, and had even had one of her children taken away.”

Source:BBC News – Trafficking: The ordeal of a Moscow ‘shop slave’

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