Modern Slavery in Mauritania

Slavery still exists. It is not a practice banished by history, locked within the “shameful episode” chapter of a textbook. It is a practice alive and well. And in some cases, it is thriving. One of the places most wounded by this disgraceful institution is the West-African country Mauritania, which CNN aptly dubbed “slavery’s last…

Qatar’s Migrant Labor Crisis

The World Cup draws millions of soccer fans every four years. However, few are aware that the upcoming games in Qatar will take place in stadiums built by exploited migrant laborers. After winning the hosting privilege for the 2022 World Cup, Qatar – the tiny Arab country boasting the world’s highest per-capita income – needed…