Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Bid Has Led to Possible Corruption and Modern Slavery

*Originally published on RYOT.org on November 1st, 2015 by Sean Sawyer* The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has had its fair share of controversy since it was awarded to the emirate in 2010.  First, it was the weather. Typically, the FIFA World Cup is played in the summer when players are free from their … Continue reading Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Bid Has Led to Possible Corruption and Modern Slavery

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Indonesia’s Fight Against Modern Day Slavery

*Originally published on RYOT.org on August 18th, 2015 by Sean Sawyer* After a week-long pursuit, an Indonesian naval ship finally seized the vessel Silver Sea 2 on August 13, according to The Diplomat, for allegedly carrying modern-day slaves.  Colonel Sujatmiko of the Indonesian Navy confirmed to the Associate Press that its navy captured the massive Thai cargo ship and brought it … Continue reading Indonesia’s Fight Against Modern Day Slavery