The Guardian, 18 January 2012
Social workers are used to coping with the unexpected – it comes with the territory. But child-protection specialists are increasingly coming across a kind of case that few textbooks have prepared
The EU have confirmed that there are approximately 800,000 victims of trafficking across EU member States at any given time.. Read The Independent article here...
After almost four years we finally have a conviction on an Eccles [Manchester] couple who trafficked and enslaved a deaf Pakistani girl. Read here...
Gwent Police & UKHTC / SOCA make slavery arressts in Newport and search for body. Read here: http://t.co/l726H26qpu
Materials produced by the partners and disseminated at our closing conference in Brussels in December 2013 are now available in the publications area of the website.
Documents reveal a witness told police in Oklahoma that one of the men charged with the murder of Carina Saunders beat her, tied her to a table and tortured her by sawing off her left foot.
It’s not the Olympics that threatens to increase human trafficking, it’s the UK’s poor policy response, argues Jenny Pennington of IPPR.
Every year, thousands of girls and women are trafficked from Nigeria to the African hub of Ouagadougou. Many are lured by promises of jobs as hairdressers or nannies and most believe they are heading to Europe or the US. Often, they are then told they have been sold and must work as
[Brussels, 19 June 2012] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest coalition of women’s NGOs in Europe, has welcomed the launch today of the new EU Strategy to combat human trafficking, which has a strong focus on women’s rights and gender equality.
Близо 27 млн. души в света живеят в робство, посочи държавният секретар на САЩ Хилари Клинтън при представянето на годишния доклад на САЩ за трафика на хора.
Все пак в борбата с това бедствие е постигнат напредък благодарение на преследванията срещу трафикантите, започнати от все повече
Канадската полиция арестува и обвини в трафик на хора две 15-годишни момичета, които ръководели мрежа за проституция в Отава и предлагали на клиенти момичета на възраст от 13 до 17 години, предадоха Асошиейтед прес и Ройтерс.
Тийнейджърките изглежда са действали без помощ от по-
По последни оценки на Международната организация на труда (МОТ) броят на жертвите на принудителен труд, включително сексуална експлоатация, възлиза на 20,9 млн. в целия свят. От тях 5,5 млн. са деца. По данни на Европол децата, които са принудени да извършват
Mark was forced to work under conditions of slavery in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden. He was rescued by the Swedish police.
Hundreds of thousands of people are trafficked in the EU every year. Women and men, boys and girls in vulnerable positions are traded for the purpose of sexual or labour exploitation, removal of organs, begging, domestic servitude, forced marriage, illegal adoption as well as other forms of
A Chinese woman has been sentenced to death for abducting and trafficking 223 infants over a period of less than a year, a court said Saturday.
Human trafficking is a crime against humanity, yet it is on the rise globally, not least in Europe. The main victims of this appalling crime are young women and girls, enslaved and exploited for sex.
Euronews’ Isabelle Kumar hosts a debate to try to understand why in the 21st
The European Commission has launched the ISEC Call for Proposals 2012 targeted on Trafficking in Human Beings.
This Call aims at intensifying the EU efforts in working towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings. The Call is consistent with EU policy priorities, and should
Many challenges remain but the EU must work to eradicate trafficking in human beings in all its forms, writes Myria Vassiliadou.
Victims of trafficking are real women, men, girls and boys who are forced into slavery-like conditions and who no longer have control over their lives.
On this today, International Missing Children's Day (25 May 2012), please read the story of Dalal (not her real name) and heed our concerns for other vulnerable children in similar situations across the UK.
В Сливенската ромска махала "Надежда" по традиция посрещат първото новородено бебе за семейството с оркестър, музика и се събират стотици хора. В същото време по улиците на града лесно срещаш момичета, които разказват, че и на тях са им предлагали пари, за да продадат неродените си
Тя е на 28 години, има красиво име и блестящи черни очи. Но в тази история ще бъде просто №3. Защото вече разказахме историята на "Момиче №2". Защото насилието и унижението лишават от
BBC News, 2 April 2012 - Vladimir Hernandez
She has survived two murder attempts, her house was burnt down, she has received countless death threats, but nothing has stopped Susana Trimarco from looking for her missing daughter for the last 10 years.
Трафикантите са проблем на държавата. Жертвите са проблем на обществото. Негативните нагласи към тях след трудното и рядко срещано спасение са наш проблем. Много жертви не се оплакват именно от страх да не бъдат отритнати от едно общество, което смята, че всеки сам е виновен за
Още една история за това как момиче е станало жертва на трафик можете да прочетете тук
Следващата статия от поредицата можете да видите тук
Най-много пари организираната престъпност в България печели от износа на момичета. От външния пазар на проституция в България са влезли над един милиард лева за изминалата година. Вътрешният пазар на сексуслуги в България печели над 300 милиона лева годишно. Това са част от данни на Центъра за
Повече информация по случая можете да видите тук
Покъртителната история на едно момиче, станало жертва на трафик и как тече животът му сега можете да прочетете тук
Какво се случва с жертвите на трафик, след като бъдат извадени от канала и върнати в България? За трудностите по ресоциализацията им можете да прочетете тук
Сегашната система за идентификация на жертвите на трафика на хора не е достатъчно ефективна, тъй като рискува да изпусне тези, които не сътрудничат на властите и не участват в съдебно производство срещу предполагаемите трафиканти. Това сочи докладът на Експертната група за борба с трафика на
Transnational trafficking for purposes of prostitution, pimping and organized crime – these are the offences three men and three women had to take responsibility for in court last week. They had forced 31 Bulgarian women into prostitution. The case was considered a huge blow against
Следващата статия на ДНЕВНИК от поредицата "Трафик на хора" е показателна и опровергаваща митовете, заблудите, които обвиват темата за трафик на хора.Можете да прочетете повече за тях
Все по-трудно се намират жертви на трафик, готови да свидетелстват и да поддържат думите си до края на делото.За трудностите, с които се сблъскват разследващите органи при доказване на трафика на хора можете да прочетете
Интересни насоки за най-честите грешки, които допускат родителите при предпазване на децата си от трафика на хора, придружени и с видеоматериал можете да видите тук
Обобщение на най-интересните коментари по статиите от поредицата на ДНЕВНИК за трафика на хора и резултатите от проведената от изданието анкета можете да видите тук
Поредната статия разглежда методите за набиране на момичета с цел сексуална експлоатация. Повече по въпроса можете да прочетете тук
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Вестник "Дневник" започва поредица с подкрепата на Националната комисия за борба с трафика на хора, неправителствени организации и други институции, в която ще представи проблема за трафика на хора от всички гледни точки. Ще покаже до какви трикове прибягват трафикантите, какво прави
The European parliament called Thursday on Egypt to stamp out human trafficking in the Sinai and urged EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to make the issue a priority in ties with Cairo
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По данни на Националната комисия за борба с трафика на хора през 2012 предстои откриването на още една Местна комисия за борба с трафика на хора в Благоевград. За повече информация вижте тук
BBC News, 1 March 2012
A witness to an alleged rape has described the moment she believed an underage girl was being forced to have sex for
Daily Mail, 15 February 2012
A teenage sex slave rescued from a cage at a Birmingham brothel didn't even know which country she was in.
The Chinese girl, aged 18, was found locked in the cage after a raid by police.
Other shocking cases of
The Guardian, 14 February 2012
Hundreds of African refugees are being held hostage in the Sinai desert of Egypt by smugglers demanding up to $40,000 (£25,000) each for their release, human rights workers have warned.
A brutal trafficking industry has
BBC news, 14 February 2012
A woman who was allegedly raped and treated as a slave in the UK when she was a girl told a court she could not understand officials when she arrived.
The deaf woman, who cannot be named,
The Guardian, 18 January 2012
Social workers are used to coping with the unexpected – it comes with the territory. But child-protection specialists are increasingly coming across a kind of case that few textbooks have prepared
The Guardian, 18 January 2012
Evidence is emerging that a growing number of children are being subjected to exorcism rituals. Louise Hunt finds out why
BBC news, 9 February 2012
A 10-year-old deaf girl was trafficked into the UK and kept in a cellar as a virtual slave for almost a decade, a court in Manchester has heard.
The orphaned youngster from Pakistan was forced to work for no pay
BBC News, 1 February 2012
Criminal elements of the British and Irish travelling community have been transporting vulnerable British men abroad to work as virtual slaves.
An investigation by the BBC Ten O'Clock News and Radio 5 Live Breakfast has uncovered
Daily Record, 27 January 2012
Victims of human sex trafficking have told how they were enslaved by witchcraft, torture and death threats in modern-day Scotland.
The harrowing stories of ten women were compiled by campaigners investigating the world’s
Wales Online, 19 January 2012
Eleven Irish couples are being questioned by police in Mexico investigating alleged child trafficking.
An official said four of the 10 children seized during the investigation involving Irish couples in western Mexico were
The Guardian, 17 January 2012
The Observer, 15 January 2012
The Whistleblower is a shocking film that reveals how Balkan peacekeepers turned a blind eye to kidnapping, torture and rape. But these abuses still go
Fabulous, 14 January 2012
Lots of teenage girls want an older boyfriend to spoil them and make them feel special. But growing numbers are finding themselves forced into the sex trade when their boyfriend becomes their pimp. Fabulous investigates...
BBC News, 9 January 2012
A Northumberland man who groomed a teenager over the internet and raped her has been jailed for six years.
James Haig had denied raping the 13-year-old, but was found guilty at Newcastle Crown
USA Today, 30 December 2011
President Obama is declaring January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
"We stand with all those who are held in compelled service," Obama wrote in a proclamation issued today. "We
Forbes, 4 January 2012
Could you have possibly imagined that there are 30 million slaves in the world today, more than any other point in human history? Slavery is not limited to the brothels of Thailand
The Huffington Post UK, 5 January 2012
Britain's record on protecting children from workplace exploitation worsened over the past year, new research claims.
The UK was rated "medium risk" in the annual child labour index compiled by Bath-based
Shanghai Daily, 4 January 2012
The 19 members of a child trafficking ring, mostly women, received court sentences in central Henan Province for selling 14 babies between 2006 and 2011, the Procuratorial Daily reported today.
Yu Laodai was sentenced to death
Inter Press Servic, 3 January 2012
MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Soma was a teenager in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif when her grandfather arranged her marriage to a husband she had never met.
Brought up in a household with no father, Soma felt she
The Express Tribune, 3 January 2012
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has constituted a committee to probe into a human trafficking case allegedly involving various officials of the British Council Pakistan, officials revealed.
A case of human
International Business Times, 23 December 2011
Oklahoma teen Carina Saunders was brutally murdered as a means to frighten another woman into cooperating with a human trafficking ring, police have reported.
Все повече български мъже стават жертви на трафик с цел принудителен труд и експлоатация.Вижте повече тук
The Washington Times, 16 December 2011
Poor families in Benin subscribe to Vidomegon, a common social practice that places children of the poor with wealthier families. The child exchanges labor for food and lodging. Beninese girls are much more vulnerable
BBC News, 14 December 2011
South Korean women kept as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II have held their 1,000th rally outside
BBC News, 7 December 2011
Police in China say they have rescued nearly 200 children after uncovering two child-trafficking gangs.
More than 600 people were arrested in raids in 10 Chinese
Children & Young People Now , 01 December 2011
Councils are being urged to enter into reciprocal arrangements to offer safe accommodation to child trafficking victims away from their abusers.
The call was made as part of evidence given to an education
New Zealand Herald, Thursday 24 November, 2011
An alarming rise in people trafficking has emerged in Pacific Island states, often linked to transnational crime groups also involved in narcotics and other major crimes.
The islands have also become
Scotland on Sunday, Tuesday 22 November 2011
IT IS striking that after nearly 40 years of working professionally on the darker margins of society, Ann Hamilton chose to take on organised crime one last time, instead of kicking back and enjoying early retirement like
The government has reinforced commitments in fighting modern day slavery with ministers set to launch new anti human trafficking measures on Anti-Slavery Day in October.
Children's minister Tim Loughton said the Department for Education and the Home Office would use the day
Young victims of trafficking have spoken of their torment at being treated with suspicion by social services and being placed in unsuitable accommodation.
The claims come after Ecpat UK (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes)
Men from eastern Europe are the latest victims of gangs who are promising jobs in Britain but delivering a life of virtual slavery.
Gedimanas Rekesius was sitting in a park sipping a coffee when he answered the question that made him a modern-day slave. "Are you
A Polish gang who trafficked more than 200 people to the UK as part of a multi-million pound benefit fraud has been smashed following a joint investigation by the Metropolitan Police, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Polish police.
Read the full press release
64 души са осъдени за трафик на хора тази година, а 56 от тях са с влязла в сила присъда. Това съобщи пред вестник „Монитор” секретарят на Националната комисия за борба с трафик на хора Антоанета Василева по повод 18 октомври - Европейски ден за борба с този вид престъпление
Интервю на журналистката Ива Григорова/в.Монитор/ с Антоанета Василева, секретар на Националната комисия за борба с трафика на хора.
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On the morning of 15 March Joy Vincent left Croydon's Gilroy Court Hotel, and then she disappeared. No one knows what happened next: whom she met, where she was taken, whether she even went left or right. She had no family, no apparent friends, no one whom the 17-year-old could trust.
An evangelist who claimed to have created miraculous pregnancies through prayer is to be sent back to Kenya to face child abduction charges.
Gilbert Deya, who has held services in Peckham, south London, has fought a legal battle to stay in
Ten years ago on 21 September a young boy's torso was found floating in the River Thames near Tower Bridge by a member of the public.
Forensic tests revealed that 'Adam', as he was named by police, was a five or six-year-old boy
(WNN) NAIROBI: With the highest rate of human trafficking in East and Central Africa, several nongovernmental organizations in Kenya are now under investigation by INTERPOL , the world’s largest international police organization, with
Crewe Chronicle Sep 14th 2011
FOUR Crewe-based Slovakians have appeared in court charged with human trafficking offences.
After an eight-month investigation by Cheshire police, all four accused appeared together in the dock at South Cheshire Magistrates Court in Crewe, last
People-traffickers were ordered to step up exodus
When the Mukhabarat, Libya's dreaded secret police, came for Mustafa Fauzi his immediate reactions were fear followed by resignation. He had already undergone a brutal experience in prison for human trafficking and
Jeannetta Taylor says she went from playing with Barbies at age 11 to being coerced into the world of prostitution at age 12.
To read the full story please
CNN Freedom Project, 8 September 2011
How can technology be used to fight human trafficking? It's the question technology leaders, including Twitter founder, Jack Dorsey, will try to answer in an anti-slavery forum in the Silicon Valley next month.
Six people have been arrested as part of an investigation into human trafficking by Crewe CID and the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA).
On 7 September officers and the GLA issued warrants at five addresses in Crewe.
Four men and two women were arrested. Two men aged 25
'This is London' Sep 14th 2011
The scale of teenage domestic abuse was revealed today in a landmark study showing that children as young as 13 are suffering at the hands of violent partners.
Many victims are experiencing severe abuse such as being
Guardian 11th Sep 2011
Oxford Mail 10th SEP 2011
Crewe Chronicle 9th Sep 2011
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Biscester Advertiser & Review - 5th Sep 2011
BBC News, 2 September 2011
A former RAF man from Belfast allegedly provided security for eastern European women trafficked into Northern Ireland.
BBC News, 4 September 2011
Hundreds of migrant domestic workers have demonstrated outside Parliament against proposed changes to their UK visa conditions.
'Wales on Sunday' - 4th September 2011
BBC News, 26 August 2011
A man accused of trafficking eastern European women into Northern Ireland to work in the sex trade, took up to 80% of their earnings, a court has heard.
New York Times, 30 August 2011
An interactive guide to what is being done to combat human trafficking in countries most at risk.
The Advertiser 24 - Norwich Edition - 1st September 2011
The Telegraph 30.08.11
BBC i-player The World Today 26.08.11
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East African News Agency 21st August 2011
BBC News, 22 August 2011
Comedian Mark Thomas has made the shortlist for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression awards.
The Edinburgh Fringe award is given each year to an outstanding play carrying a human
BBC News, Mery Vaca and Mattia Cabitza, 17 August 2011
Juan Rivera couldn't believe his luck when he was taken to Russia with the promise of a guaranteed job and a monthly pay of $2,500 (£1,550).
Huffington Post, Stephenie Foster, 16 August 2011
After seeing (and reviewing) The Whistleblower, [Foster] contacted Kathryn Bolkovac, whose story is the basis of the movie, and interviewed her. Her answers speak for themselves, but also give such a sense
Hampstead councillor, Kirsty Roberts, is warning of a surge in trafficking to service the 2012 Olympics
BBC News, 9 August 2011
Three men and a woman who are accused of sex trafficking offences are to stand trial next month.
Children & Young People Now, Neil Puffett, 9 August 2011
The public could be encouraged to report possible cases of child trafficking through social networking websites such as Facebook amid concerns that next year's Olympics could trigger a surge in cases.
BBC News, 30 July 2011
A Cornish firm is designing an internet-based mapping system to identify areas of the world where human traffickers operate.
Voice of America, Ron Corben, 26 July 2011
Businesses are being urged to play a greater role in reducing international human trafficking, as a new United Nation initiative to combat trafficking is being introduced in Asia.
BBC News, 25 July 2011
More than 1,000 people have been arrested in a crackdown on human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Ciudad Juarez, officials in Mexico say.
Rachel Weisz appears in this new film on trafficking for sexual exploitation in post war Bosnia. 'The Whistleblower' is a true story based
Please click on the article link below to read the full story
Together with ECPAT UK and the Asociata High Level Group for Children [Romania] the HTF is embarking on a two year project to promote and strengthen a network of parliamentarians against the trafficking of human beings throughout all EU member states. This is being funded by the EU and
Often it's the little details, the ones that stick in your mind, that illuminate the bigger picture. The recent BBC investigation into prostitution in Northern Ireland came up with plenty of shocking headline revelations.
Emily Dugan and Matt Chorley, The Independent, 10 July 2011
The Government has not lived up to a promise it made last year, charities say
Tom Whitehead, The Telegraph, 19 July 2011
Traffickers will use next year’s Olympic Games as a cover to smuggle in people, the Home Secretary signalled yesterday.
Alan Travis, The Guardian, 19 July 2011
Only 40 cases have been prosecuted since new offence came into effect in April 2010, Home Office strategy reveals
BBC News, 19 July 2011
The UK has pledged greater co-operation with foreign police to target people-smugglers, as part of new efforts to combat human trafficking.
Mike M. Ahlers, CNN, 20 July 2011
Washington (CNN) -- The TV ads are dramatic, foreboding, and heavily suggestive of violence and sexual exploitation.
And they were created by the U.S. government.
Anna Pukas and Tom Ward, The Express, 9 July 2011
STOLEN was a powerful drama which told the stories of three children trafficked into Britain. There was Georgy, the exuberant Ukrainian boy; Kim Pak, a Vietnamese youth condemned to a life perpetually indoors working in
Newsweek, 18 July 2011
The men who buy sex are your neighbors and colleagues. A new U.S. study reveals how the burgeoning demand for porn and prostitutes is warping personal relationships and endangering women and girls.
This press release details different DAPHNE project, including READAPT and includes helpful contact details for each of the projects. [Click here]
BBC News, 7 July 2011
The first man to be convicted of trafficking females out of the UK, in a case involving two Nigerian girls, has been jailed.
BBC News, 5 July 2011
The PSNI could do more to help victims of sex trafficking, the head of Amnesty International in Ireland has said.
Patrick Corrigan said the police are letting victims down because they do not feel safe enough to go to court.
Robert Booth, The Guardian, 3 July 2011
Policy revision follows claims that victims were being wrongly prosecuted by UK law enforcers
Mark Townsend, The Guardian, 2 July 2011
Government plans to fight human trafficking are basically about immigration control, says former Tory MP.
Experts have condemned the government's forthcoming strategy against human trafficking, accusing it of being more
Mark Townsend, The Guardian, 2 July 2011
Many women drawn to the Ukrainian city end up working as prostitutes in the UK, but our government seems unwilling to act
Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, The Guardian, 2 July 2011
This $32bn business is nothing less than serious, international, organised crime and must be fought with cross-border laws
Daniel Foster, Daily Mail, 1 July 2011
Two weeks ago the horrific story of a girl who was trafficked to Britain for a life of domestic slavery at the age of five came to light.
Now 18, gives a heart-rending account of her lonely violence-fuelled upbringing in the North London
Olly Grant, The Telegraph, 30 June 2011
Olly Grant reports on a gripping thriller based on the real-life child slaves still being smuggled into Britain.
BBC News, 29 June 2011
The first UK-wide study of street grooming of children has found more than 2,000 victims of systematic abuse.
The Guardian, 27 June 2011
The State Department has ranked human trafficking in every country in the world. This article contains an interactive map and detailed data.
BBC News, 23 June 2011
Nine people have been arrested after the UK Border Agency launched its biggest ever operation against a suspected sex trafficking ring.
EUobserver, 23 June 2011
On the eve of a two-day summit covering migration issues as well as the Greek crisis, the EU's main institutions have agreed to give extra powers to the bloc's border agency Frontex on human trafficking and other cross-border crimes.
The Independent, 8 June 2011
Officers raided a Chinese herbalist today suspected of being run as a brothel in direct view of a busy city centre police station [Read more]
BBC News, 21 June 2011
Three men and a woman have appeared in court to face one of the first prosecutions in Scotland under new sex trafficking legislation.
BBC News, 17 June 2011
A fifteenth man has been arrested by police investigating alleged sexual exploitation of girls in Greater Manchester.
BBC News, 14 June 2011
Ten men have been arrested in raids in Greater Manchester and Derbyshire as part of a major investigation into the sexual exploitation of children.
BBC News, 15 June 2011
Iain Duncan Smith is to warn about the threat posed by human trafficking as the think tank he founded launches a review of efforts to combat slavery.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Nine men are accused of a range of sexual offences against children, Channel 4 News' Midlands Correspondent Darshna Soni reports from Stafford Crown Court.
The Observer, June 12 2011, Mark Townsend
Human trafficking figures reveal practices thought to have been abolished 200 years ago
HARRY POTTER author JK Rowling has donated £50,000 to help victims of child slavery.
The cash will fund the Centre of Hope in the Philippines, a refuge for victims of people trafficking.
Helen Carter, The Guardian, June 8 2011
Men arrested after three-year investigation based on allegations by four teenage girls. Another eight men are on bail
June 6, 2011
David Smith, The Guardian
Nigerian police have raided a "baby farm", where young girls were locked up and used to produce babies, which were then sold for witchcraft or adoption.
BBC News, 12 November 2010
EU prosecutors have accused seven people, including doctors and a health official, of trafficking kidneys through a clinic in Kosovo.
BBC News, Tuesday 1 February 2011
Kathryn Bolkovac went to work for the UN peacekeeping mission in post-war Bosnia in the late 1990s, only to stumble upon a thriving sex trade. When she tried to report the abuse, she lost her job.
This article was published on April 14, 2011, and explains how and why the UK's policy to combat human trafficking is less effective than that of other countries, such as Albania.
Human trafficking is a major issue of global concern. It can be regarded as modern day slavery in that victims are controlled by traffickers with violence and intimidation for the purpose of exploitation for economic gains.
Mark Townsend, 28 May 2011, The Guardian
Thousands of trafficked children are being abused and murdered by their captors, but UK officials remain indifferent and sceptical
Children smuggled into the UK are being sold on British streets for up to £16,000 each, MPs have heard in a debate on human trafficking.
The DUP's David Simpson, MP for Upper Bann, said it was a "disgrace".
Six men received substantial jail terms for their treatment of a Slovakian teenager, including charges of child prostitution, human trafficking and brothel keeping
Mark Townsend, The Guardian, 29 May 2011
Government and social services departments are accused of failing to protect victims.
Christine Beddoe for the Observer, May 29, 2011
Worthing Herald, 21 May 2009
A COUPLE illegally recruited and exploited untrained immigrant workers who cared for vulnerable elderly people at two Worthing care homes, a court heard.
UK Border Agency, 11 October 2010
Two members of a highly organised gang that were at the heart of what is believed to be one of the UK's largest human trafficking cases, were sentenced to a total of 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking offences
The EU has adopted a new law to curb human trafficking, extending punishment to those who help the smuggling gangs.
Jail sentences for the most serious offences will be at least five years, rising to 10
PA - Friday, May 20th, 2011
Four Nigerian women "held in slavery" after being illegally trafficked into the UK were awarded a total of £20,000 damages today by a High Court judge who concluded that police had breached their human rights by failing to
Human Trafficking is a television mini-series about an agent going undercover to stop an organization from trafficking people, and shows the struggles of three trafficked women. It premiered in the United States on Lifetime Television on October 24, 2005 and later aired on CityTV in several
This article was published in the Guardian on July 7, 2009, and written by Robert Booth. It recounts the story of Ping Lau, who fled her Chinese village at the age of 15 in search of a better life in London. However, she soon found herself working in a brothel, and became addicted
This article was published in the Observer on 6 February, 2011 and was written by Mark Townsend. It recounts the story of Marinela, who at the age of 17 was taken from her home in Romania and forced to work in various brothels across the UK. Now aged 24, Marinela explains what