Heads of human rights organisations have welcomed new guidelines issued by judges, which they believe will protect victims who “need our support, not our condemnation”.
New guidance was given by the Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge and two other judges at the Court of Appeal in London as the convictions of four victims of human trafficking were quashed in a court today.
Too few of the human traffickers who force women to work in the sex trade and children to labour in cannabis farms are being prosecuted in the UK, according to the solicitor general, Oliver Heald QC.
If you’ve recently been stuck in traffic behind a CTA bus, you might have noticed one of several public service ads created by the End Demand Illinois campaign. The posters, designed to raise awareness about human trafficking and prostitution, bear a variety of messages, including one that reads: “Sex trafficking? Not in the second city.”
Hundreds of human trafficking victims are being used as slave labour in businesses across Wales, police suspect.
Hotels, restaurants, takeaways, shops, farms, factories and nail bars are being looked at by officers investigating “corrupt employment agencies” filtering illegally trafficked people into the workplace.
MESSY CLEANUP—The leftbehind remnants of an illegal marijuana farm discovered last year in Los Padres National Forest. According to law enforcement officials, many of the guards who protect the plants are paying off debts to the drug cartels who brought them here illegally.
In late november, London’s Metropolitan Police announced the rescue of three women allegedly held as slaves in a south London house for as long as 30 years in what were described as “horrific conditions.
LONDON — British police say they have freed three men believed to be victims of slavery and human trafficking.
Avon and Somerset Police say a man in his 30s, one in his 40s and one in his 50s were discovered during raids on homes, a business and three sites occupied by the traditionally nomadic Traveler community in southwest England.
The number of cases of human trafficking in Wales is unknown, the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee was told on 28 November 2013.
The committee was listening to representatives of the Wales Anti-Human Trafficking Leadership Group,
The head of the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) has "no strong suspicion" that a Chinese man found in a cannabis grow house was a victim of human trafficking, the High Court heard.