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In the U.S.: Thai workers may have been lured into slavery

In NEWSPRINT on September 15, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Thai farmworkers protested in front of the Wat Thai Buddhist temple in Sun Valley on Sept. 8. Their representative spoke on what federal authorities call the largest labor-trafficking case in U.S. history.

A federal grand jury in Honolulu indicted Mordechai Orian, president of Global Horizons Manpower Inc. and five of his associates for labor coercion of about 400 Thai farm workers.

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