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07 March, 2008

Indian workers walk out of US shipyard alleging human trafficking

WNYC Reporter Arun Venugopal
Over a hundred Indian H2B workers at a shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA, have walked out, alleging they were lured into a human trafficking ring created by a company.

According to Arun Venugopal, WNYC correspondent, they plan to "report themselves to the Department of Justice as victims of trafficking” and demand prosecution of the company.

Arun Venugopal’s report can be seen at