Joseph Auga Matamata, first man convicted of human trafficking and slavery in New Zealand…

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What did Joseph Auga Matamata do?

He brought 13 Samoan workers to Hastings between 1994 and April 2019 and they worked 14-hour days, seven days a week, without pay. After work they were forced to complete chores at Matamata’s home late into the night and would get beaten if his rules were disobeyed.

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/422102/joseph-auga-matamata-sentenced-to-11-years-for-human-trafficking-and-slavery

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1 Response to Joseph Auga Matamata, first man convicted of human trafficking and slavery in New Zealand…

  1. E Lye says:

    So, New Zealand: yes.
    North Korea: most probably
    South Korea: yes
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/the-islands-of-abuse-inside-south-koreas-slave-
    farms-for-the-disabled-9954527.html
    USA: yes

    Malaysia: [redacted]

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