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From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude Modern Slavery

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude

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

From TheJournal.ie UK family enslaved addicts and people with disabilities 'to fund lavish lifestyle' Modern Slavery

UK family enslaved addicts and people with disabilities 'to fund lavish lifestyle'

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

From TheJournal.ie Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

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

From TheJournal.ie Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare Philadelphia

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare

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

From TheJournal.ie There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well) Low Rank

There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)

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

From TheJournal.ie Met Police: Slavery suspects originally from India and Tanzania Domestic Slavery

Met Police: Slavery suspects originally from India and Tanzania

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

From TheJournal.ie Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

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

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 GrĂ¡inne O’Toole.