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Cambridgeshire police launch human trafficking awareness campaign

Cambridgeshire Constabulary will be focussing its efforts on tackling human trafficking this month and members of the public are being asked to help raise awareness of the issue.
ELY STANDARD 24  August 6th 2014

Home Office launches modern slavery awareness campaign

The Home Office will launch a campaign to raise awareness of modern slavery, with a TV advert highlighting the complexity of the issue.
ITV July 31st 2014

Human trafficking activists welcome supreme court ruling on compensation

Campaigners against human trafficking have welcomed a supreme court ruling that victims are entitled to compensation for mistreatment even if their entry into the UK was illegal.
the guardian July 30th  2014

Supreme Court set to rule on rights of trafficked Nigerian girl

The UK's highest court will rule on a landmark decision of whether illegal immigrants should be deprived of fundamental workers' rights, following the appeal of a Nigerian national who was trafficked into the UK.
The Independent July 27th  2014

Cornish police leading the fight against modern slavery

There are an estimated 10,000 slaves in the UK according to the latest statistics - and Cornish police are helping lead the battle to close down the trade.
West Briton July 13th  2014

UK’s modern slavery bill gets its second reading

A piece of legislation aimed at tackling slavery, human trafficking, forced labour and domestic servitude is getting its second reading in Westminster.
blue&green tomorrow July 9th  2014

Forced labour in the United Kingdom.

Forced labour is a serious crime that currently affects thousands of people across the UK – and the number of cases is growing. JRF has supported research into the nature, scale and scope of forced labour in the UK since 2010.
JFR July 8th  2014

Four men arrested in south Wales as part of slavery investigation.

Operation Imperial officers arrest four men in Rumney area of Cardiff as part of long-running forced labour investigation.
the guardian July 7th  2014

Dreams Come True Charity - Human trafficker jailed for three years.

A woman who trafficked vulnerable Lithuanian workers to Bristol locked them in a squalid house and forced them to hand out charity collection bags for little or no pay has been jailed for three years.
The Independent June 30th  2014

Human Trafficking Arrests in Huntindon & St Ives

Eleven people have been arrested following a series of police raids in Huntingdon and St Ives…
Heart June 26th  2014

Primark denies purchasing clothes made in forced labour camps or prisons

Primark has denied it purchases clothing made in forced labour camps or prisons in China in response to claims by a Northern Ireland shopper that she found a message from a Chinese dissident inside trousers bought in one of the company's stores.
The Independent June 24th  2014

London gang forced Hungarian women to have sex with up to  20 men a day.

Scotland Yard has so far arrested 25 gang members in June, all from different criminal groups across Britain who specialise in trafficking women into the UK to work as sex slaves.
International Business Times June 23rd  2014

The Unchosen short film competition in The Guardian today.

Short film competition, organsed by anti-trafficking charity Unchosen, aims to raise awareness of widespread human trafficking, and consumers' complicity in it…
the guardian June 17th  2014

Ilford man, part of London-wide human trafficking operation involving 120 women

A 33-year-old man who threatened and abused girls who were not complicit with the demands of a human trafficking gang is to be sentenced.
Ilford Recorder June 16th  2014

Police and immigration units sting Edinburgh strip club boss amid human trafficking concerns

ADULT Entertainment Industry man Steven MacDonald has been targeted by police probe in to illegal goings on in his clubs
Daily Record June 15th  2014

Labour call to stop UK supermarkets stocking food produced by slaves

It is up to consumers whether they eat prawns processed in Thailand using slave labour, says Cameron's spokesman
the guardian June 11th 2014

Six arrests in London and Peterborough over human trafficking

Six people have been arrested in London and Peterborough in relation to the human trafficking of more than 100 women, the Met has said.
BBC News June 11th  2014

Voluntary guidance on slavery is pointless – only radical action will help

The Sedex slavery code offers good advice for businesses but until laws on forced labour in supply chains are introduced, vulnerable workers will continue to be exploited
the guardian June 5th  2014

The dark reality of modern slavery in the UK

It is thought that 4,500 people in the UK are living as modern day slaves but very few of those responsible are ever caught or brought to justice.
BBC News June 3rd 2014

Judge orders modern-day slaver to pay more than £250k

A man convicted of modern-day slavery charges has been ordered to pay £232,752.68p within six months or face another 3 years in jail.
ITV News June 3rd 2014

Sex trafficking: Three men arrested by Lincolnshire Police

Two Skegness men and another from Hounslow in Essex have been arrested by Lincolnshire Police on suspicion of being involved in sex trafficking in the county.

Lincolnshire Echo May 25th 2014

38 victims of trafficking rescued in Northern Ireland

Thirty-eight suspected victims of human trafficking were rescued in Northern Ireland in the last year, it has emerged.
Belfast telegraph 14th May 2014

Update: Men from Dewsbury and Heckmondwike jailed for human trafficking

Two Hungarian men have been jailed for their part in a large scale human trafficking ring which saw victims lured to Kirklees and forced into near slavery.
Wakefield Express 14th May 2014

Slavery Becomes 'Big Business' In Britain

The number of people being used as "slaves" in the UK is increasing. Ben Cooley, CEO of Hope for Justice, says modern day slavery is big business in the UK, seen as low risk, often cash in hand and high profit.
Sky News  4th May 2014

Woman guilty of luring 'vulnerable' girls into prostitution

A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure "weak and vulnerable" girls into a life of prostitution has been found guilty of running a child sex ring.
BBC News 1st May 2014

Woman guilty of luring 'vulnerable' girls into prostitution

A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure "weak and vulnerable" girls into a life of prostitution has been found guilty of running a child sex ring.
BBC News 1st May 2014

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