The Global Slavery Index for 2013 has made the shocking revelation that India with a colossal 14 million slaves tops the list of the 162 countries surveyed by the Global Slavery Index,while the UK which is also in the forefront of a vicious campaign of vilification against Sri Lanka has been charged with alarming systematic failures.
The “migration habits” of many Roma people and the problem in the community internationally of organised theft and begging gangs made them susceptible to human trafficking for exploitation purposes, a senior Irish Interpol officer has said.
By David Ford – 23 October 2013
The number of prosecutions taken against human traffickers in Ireland and the UK must be significantly increased, according to British and Irish politicians.
“It is clear that there are too few convictions for human trafficking,” a report from the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) published yesterday in London said.
Interpol has been called in to try and identify a teenage girl found dazed in Dublin city.
Detectives have launched a major probe amid fears the girl, who could be as young as 14, was smuggled in to the country by sex traffickers.
Eight of Northern Ireland’s district councils and counting have voted to back proposed legislation which aims to combat human trafficking here, an MLA has said.
DUP MLA Brenda Hale revealed the voting pattern yesterday to coincide with the seventh annual EU Anti-Human Trafficking Day.
PUBLISHED:21:55 EST, 15 October 2013| UPDATED:05:13 EST, 16 October 2013