Modern Slavery

Forced labour, virtual bailiffs and Cumbrian coal
Coal-miner
Podcast

Forced labour, virtual bailiffs and Cumbrian coal

Are British companies doing enough about modern slavery? How can we regulate digital repossessions? And why are we still opening new coal mines?
22 Jan 2021
Police warning over ‘pop-up brothels’ in holiday homes
Brothel
In Brief

Police warning over ‘pop-up brothels’ in holiday homes

Somerset force issues checklist of warning signs for property owners
18 Oct 2019
Chip shop owner accused of keeping six ‘slaves’
Justice
In Depth

Chip shop owner accused of keeping six ‘slaves’

Court told Hargit Bariana beat and bullied six tenants into working without pay at his takeaways
3 May 2018
Premier League: child trafficking reports ‘very concerning’
Boys play football on a beach in Gabon
In Brief

Premier League: child trafficking reports ‘very concerning’

Bogus agents reportedly luring young people to Britain with promises of football club trials
23 Apr 2018
Davos 2018: how big a problem is modern-day slavery?
modern_slavery.jpg
In Brief

Davos 2018: how big a problem is modern-day slavery?

Estimated 13,000 victims in the UK alone
26 Jan 2018
Modern slavery 'affecting every UK town and city'
A sex worker in Bradford's red light district
In Brief

Modern slavery 'affecting every UK town and city'

Over 300 police operations linked to tens of thousands of victims are underway, says the National Crime Agency
11 Aug 2017
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