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SCOTUS Considers Whether U.S. Companies Can Be Held Liable for Enslavement Abroad

HeadlineDec 02, 2020

Back in the U.S., the Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case pitting six former child slave laborers against Nestlé USA and Cargill. The men were trafficked from Mali as children and forced to work on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast, where they were routinely tortured. The farms supplied to the U.S. corporations, who the plaintiffs say were complicit in their enslavement.

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