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Indonesian Palm Oil Makes Department of Labor’s Red List

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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Indonesian Palm Oil Makes Department of Labor’s Red List

Last month I wrote a post telling the horrific stories of Ferdi, Volario, and Suroso and their personal accounts of being forced into slave labor on oil palm plantations in Indonesia. Some escaped after months without pay. Others were paid less than 40 cents/day for back-breaking work clearing forests and spraying pesticides. Through visiting many [...]

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