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#modern slavery

# modern-slavery - This year 2022

UN warns 50 million people are stuck in 'modern slavery'
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

UN warns 50 million people are stuck in 'modern slavery'

Sep 12th 2022, 10:02 AM 13,600 Views 4 Comments

The UN set a goal to eradicate all forms of modern slavery by 2030, but instead the number ballooned by 10 million between 2016 and 2021.

# modern-slavery - All time

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 11,477 Views 10 Comments

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

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 39,166 Views 0 Comments

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

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 38,018 Views 38 Comments

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

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 30,948 Views 26 Comments

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

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 10,074 Views 25 Comments

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

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 23,549 Views 12 Comments

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

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 2,353 Views 12 Comments

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

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 181 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.