From file: Migrant workers working at tomato harvest in the farmlands of Foggia, Puglia region in Italy, August 2013 | Picture-alliance/ROPI/A.Pisacreta
From file: Migrant workers working at tomato harvest in the farmlands of Foggia, Puglia region in Italy, August 2013 | Picture-alliance/ROPI/A.Pisacreta

In the birthplace of the mafia, its tentacles have moved beyond drug dealing and white collar crime to taking control of Italy's farmland and its workers. Megan Williams travelled to one area south of Rome where a community of Sikh agricultural workers, long exploited and even enslaved by criminal groups, and an Italian activist, are fighting back.

Author: Megan Williams 

First published: May 13, 2019

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