Illegally mined gold represents 77% of gold mined in Ecuador, 80% of gold mined in Colombia and 80-90% in Venezuela. Illegal gold mining employs hundreds of thousands of workers across Latin America, many of whom are extremely vulnerable to labour exploitation and human trafficking, and it provides funding to organised crime groups and terrorism across the region.

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Israel’s forgotten Thai workers
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A year-long BBC investigation has discovered widespread abuse of Thai nationals living and working in Israel - under a scheme organised by the two governments. ...Read More

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