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# forced-labour - Sunday 5 June, 2016

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland
# Slavery
# Slavery

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland

Jun 5th 2016, 7:45 AM 24,312 Views 29 Comments

This figure has more than doubled in the last two years.

# forced-labour - Friday 20 June, 2014

Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland
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# Forced Labour

Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland

Jun 20th 2014, 4:47 PM 8,221 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to a report from the US State Department, which looks at trafficking in countries around the world.

# forced-labour - Thursday 1 May, 2014

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...
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# Forced Labour

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...

May 1st 2014, 10:21 PM 9,646 Views 10 Comments

There is still a general onus on victims to self-report according to the ESRI.

# forced-labour - Saturday 12 April, 2014

'Strongest response possible' needed to combat human trafficking in Ireland
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# Forced Labour

'Strongest response possible' needed to combat human trafficking in Ireland

Apr 12th 2014, 1:33 PM 6,446 Views 23 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is calling for a range of measures to be introduced in Ireland’s next anti-trafficking plan.

# forced-labour - Monday 17 March, 2014

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge
# North Korea
# North Korea

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge

Mar 17th 2014, 5:02 PM 15,597 Views 113 Comments

The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.

# forced-labour - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Three men rescued in slavery raid by British police
# Bristol
# Bristol

Three men rescued in slavery raid by British police

Dec 8th 2013, 5:24 PM 16,568 Views 6 Comments

Police carried out a series of raids in the Bristol area earlier today and rescued the three men.

# forced-labour - Monday 25 November, 2013

Slavery suspects linked to 13 properties across London
# London Slavery
# London Slavery

Slavery suspects linked to 13 properties across London

Nov 25th 2013, 8:11 AM 15,135 Views 15 Comments

British media have reported this morning that the investigation has been widened by Met police.

# forced-labour - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concerns over Irish procedures for handling domestic slavery cases
# Forced Labour
# Forced Labour

Concerns over Irish procedures for handling domestic slavery cases

Nov 23rd 2013, 11:30 AM 5,925 Views 3 Comments

The MRCI, which has dealt with over 200 cases in the last six years, says there are lessons to be learned from this week’s high-profile case in London.

# forced-labour - Friday 22 November, 2013

Enslaved women traumatised but doing ‘remarkably well’
# London
# London

Enslaved women traumatised but doing ‘remarkably well’

Nov 22nd 2013, 6:26 PM 37,692 Views 42 Comments

Founder of Freedom Charity, Aneeta Prem, has met the three victims on numerous occasions recently.

Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed
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# Forced Labour

Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:29 AM 9,438 Views 18 Comments

Three women were allegedly held against their will in a London home for more than 30 years.

# forced-labour - Monday 15 July, 2013

China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp
# China
# China

China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp

Jul 15th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,512 Views 11 Comments

The mother of a child who was kidnapped, raped and forced into prostitution had been sent to labour camp because of her demands that her daughter’s attackers be punished.

# forced-labour - Friday 28 June, 2013

Extra Dáil sitting to pass laws against human trafficking
# Forced Labour
# Forced Labour

Extra Dáil sitting to pass laws against human trafficking

Jun 28th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,044 Views 9 Comments

TDs are being hauled in on a Friday to pass legislation which gives a new legal definition to “forced labour”.

# forced-labour - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Report shows that out of 13 suspected Irish traffickers, none were prosecuted
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Report shows that out of 13 suspected Irish traffickers, none were prosecuted

Apr 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,489 Views 19 Comments

A new report on human trafficking by the European Commission has found that although the numbers of those trafficked in Europe rose by 18 per cent between 2008 and 2010, convictions dropped by 13 per cent.

# forced-labour - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Photos reveal evidence of new North Korean prison camp
# North Korea
# North Korea

Photos reveal evidence of new North Korean prison camp

Mar 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,596 Views 32 Comments

Amnesty International has called for a UN commission of inquiry to investigate suspected human rights violations.

# forced-labour - Monday 7 January, 2013

'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised
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# Outlawed

'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised

Jan 7th 2013, 9:36 PM 8,547 Views 24 Comments

Alan Shatter defined the term ‘forced labour’ in the new Human Trafficking Bill.

# forced-labour - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Forced labour 'alive and well in Ireland'
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# Forced Labour

Forced labour 'alive and well in Ireland'

Dec 4th 2012, 12:28 PM 6,189 Views 20 Comments

Senator Jillian Van Turnhout is calling on the Government to legislate against forced labour, saying that 160 cases have been documented in Ireland since 2006.

# forced-labour - 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 133 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.

# forced-labour - Monday 5 December, 2011

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'
# Khmer Rouge
# Khmer Rouge

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Dec 5th 2011, 2:43 PM 4,313 Views 3 Comments

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.

# forced-labour - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin
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# Forced Labour

Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin

Sep 14th 2011, 8:55 AM 3,965 Views 23 Comments

Muhammad Younis from Pakistan was forced to work in what have been described as chronic conditions in a Clondalkin restaurant for seven years.

# forced-labour - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants
# Slavery
# Slavery

'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants

Sep 13th 2011, 8:57 AM 3,514 Views 9 Comments

People are being held in conditions with parallels to those suffered by 24 men rescued in England, a charity has warned.

# forced-labour - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children

Dec 14th 2010, 10:16 AM 525 Views 0 Comments

Germany agrees a €120m compensation deal after children in state and church care were abused for 25 years.