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# modern-slavery - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude

Apr 30th 2019, 11:09 PM 11,459 Views 10 Comments

A 25-year-old woman was also arrested today in Scotland as part of the operation.

# modern-slavery - Friday 11 August, 2017

UK family enslaved addicts and people with disabilities 'to fund lavish lifestyle'
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

UK family enslaved addicts and people with disabilities 'to fund lavish lifestyle'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:32 PM 39,141 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 victims had been working for the family for up to 26 years for little or no pay.

# modern-slavery - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years
# Ealing
# Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Nov 18th 2015, 10:12 PM 37,987 Views 36 Comments

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

# modern-slavery - Friday 6 November, 2015

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare

Nov 6th 2015, 9:52 PM 30,890 Views 26 Comments

“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”

# modern-slavery - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)
# Low Rank
# Low Rank

There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)

Nov 19th 2014, 8:36 AM 10,056 Views 25 Comments

We rank second last on a global index of the prevalence of modern slavery.

# modern-slavery - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Met Police: Slavery suspects originally from India and Tanzania
# Domestic Slavery
# Domestic Slavery

Met Police: Slavery suspects originally from India and Tanzania

Nov 23rd 2013, 4:40 PM 23,536 Views 12 Comments

Police say the suspects and victims had lived together “in a collective”.

# modern-slavery - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,336 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# modern-slavery - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?

Feb 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 143 Views 64 Comments

There have been 169 cases of forced labour in Ireland in recent years – and this is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Gráinne O’Toole.