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From TheJournal.ie 'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland Slavery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland Forced Labour

Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Strongest response possible' needed to combat human trafficking in Ireland Forced Labour

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three men rescued in slavery raid by British police Bristol

Three men rescued in slavery raid by British police

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

From TheJournal.ie Slavery suspects linked to 13 properties across London London Slavery

Slavery suspects linked to 13 properties across London

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

From TheJournal.ie Concerns over Irish procedures for handling domestic slavery cases Forced Labour

Concerns over Irish procedures for handling domestic slavery cases

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.

From TheJournal.ie Enslaved women traumatised but doing ‘remarkably well’ London

Enslaved women traumatised but doing ‘remarkably well’

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

From TheJournal.ie Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed Forced Labour

Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed

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

From TheJournal.ie China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp China

China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp

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.

From TheJournal.ie Extra Dáil sitting to pass laws against human trafficking Forced Labour

Extra Dáil sitting to pass laws against human trafficking

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

From TheJournal.ie Report shows that out of 13 suspected Irish traffickers, none were prosecuted Human Trafficking

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Photos reveal evidence of new North Korean prison camp North Korea This post contains images

Photos reveal evidence of new North Korean prison camp

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised Outlawed

'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised

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

From TheJournal.ie Forced labour 'alive and well in Ireland' Forced Labour

Forced labour 'alive and well in Ireland'

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland? Opinion

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people' Khmer Rouge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin Forced Labour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants Slavery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children Child Abuse

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children

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