Workers in alleged slave labor-like conditions rescued from Mahogany plantation

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November 24, 2020 - Minas Gerais, Brazil

Labor tax auditors from the Ministry of Economy rescued ten works that were applying pesticides on a Mahogany plantation farm in the municipality of Oliveira Fortes. The workers were allegedly working under conditions analogous to slavery. The operation was closed on November 19.

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Workers in alleged slave labor-like conditions rescued from Mahogany plantation

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