Items from China, Malaysia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Brazil were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
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This is not to say that the issue has been neglected by the UN - on the contrary, there has been considerable and impactful
Urgent action to press the Uzbek government to respect civil society and end forced labor is vital. We call for principled engagement that holds the Uzbek government accountable for its crimes. We call on governments and international organizations to take a firm, public stance against the Uzbek Government's mass use of forced labor and repression of civil society.
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President Barack Obama signed a law prohibiting imports of forced labor-produced goods.
In the week before Valentine's Day, United Technologies expressed its love for its devoted Indiana employees, workers whose labor had kept the corporation profitable, by informing 2,100 of them at two facilities that it was shipping their factories, their jobs, their communities' resources to Mexico.
On International Human Rights Day, Walk Free and International Labor Rights Forum, both members of the Cotton Campaign coalition, projected striking images of Uzbekistan forced labour onto the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington D.C.
It's estimated they're making between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion annually for the state.
An estimated 21 million people worldwide are trapped in forced labor.
There is increased awareness in the fashion industry when it comes to the need for transparency, Gunn says, but he isn't confident that this has translated into action.