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U.S. Report Decries 'Modern-Day Slavery'

By Grant Podelco

Seventeen-year-old Maryam traveled from Kazakhstan to Russia to work as a shop assistant. A man paid her parents $300 and forged her passport so she could work. When she arrived in Russia, armed guards kept Maryam locked in a cell with barred windows, where she was forced to work as a prostitute.


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* Condoleezza Rice presenting this year's report in Washington on June 12. Image : US State Department.



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