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Supreme Court weighs child-slavery case against Nestlé USA, Cargill – The Washington Post

Human rights advocates are seeking to hold Nestlé USA and Cargill responsible for the mistreatment of six Malians who say they were trafficked as children to work…

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These are former child slaves seeking compensation from two U.S. corporations which maintain a system of child slavery and forced labor in their Ivory Coast supply chain as a matter of corporate policy to gain a competitive advantage in the U.S. market, the Malians attorney, Paul L. Hoffman, told the court. He asked the justices to allow these former child slaves to have their day in court.
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Nestlé USA and Cargill have responded that…

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