WorldViews: U.S. scolds ally nations in fight against global slavery and trafficking

By Ishaan Tharoor, June 20, 2014

The U.S. State Department published its 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report today in which it downgraded the status of a number of key U.S. allies. The report grades governments around the world on how they're tackling human trafficking. "It is a reminder of what happens in many dark places that need light," said Secretary of State John Kerry at a ceremony in Washington announcing the report's release. "And we have a responsibility to try to bring that light to these individuals and to these places."

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