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US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial in New York

Sex slaves, branding, actresses, heiresses, extortion and fraud -- a jury in New York began hearing evidence Tuesday about all of that and more.

UK compensates Vietnamese teen for illegal detainment, attempted rape

A Vietnamese teenager has been paid $110,500 by the U.K. government as compensation for illegal detention during which he was sexually assaulted.

From Malaysia to Mauritius, UK aid funds six global anti-slavery projects

From sexually exploited girls in Ethiopia to migrant workers in Malaysia and Mauritius, Britain on Friday pledged 4 million pounds ($5.2 million) to support global anti-slavery projects.
April 26, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

UK anti-slavery hotline uncovers more cases, but triggers few probes

Britain's anti-slavery helpline recorded a surge in calls, cases and suspected victims last year.
April 25, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

29 trafficked Vietnamese citizens found in UK van

Four men have been charged with human trafficking after 29 Vietnamese nationals were found in a van in England.
April 15, 2019 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

Drug gangs drive huge rise in UK child slavery cases

Modern slavery cases involving British children doubled in 2018 as criminal gangs exploit and use more young people to deal drugs, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday.
March 21, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

15 Vietnamese kids, six adults detained in the UK for illegal entry

British authorities have detained a group of 21 Vietnamese nationals, 15 children and six adults, for illegally entering the country.
November 07, 2018 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Two sisters detained in central Vietnam for trafficking woman to China

Two sisters in Nghe An Province have been detained for smuggling a woman to China 10 years ago.
November 06, 2018 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Scotland sets sights on slavery as more Vietnamese chase 'pot of gold'

After decades battling heroin, Scotland is now striving to get to grips with another troubling import - slaves from Vietnam.
September 19, 2018 | 08:59 am GMT+7

UK 'failing' to save thousands of children from modern slavery

Britain is failing to protect many children from Vietnam and other countries from being trafficked and enslaved, activists said on Tuesday.
September 11, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese men to stand trial for human trafficking in UK

Two Vietnamese men, aged 45 and 20, will stand in court in the U.K. for human trafficking, The Scotsman reported.
July 13, 2018 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

Do you know who made it? Young Asians campaign to stop slavery

A rise in spending power in Asia has driven up the demand for cheap labor making products that range from garments in Bangladesh to shoes in Cambodia and Vietnam.
March 28, 2018 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Traffickers jailed for enslaving Vietnamese women in UK nail bars

'The victims worked for no money and were trafficked between nail bars according to demand.'
January 03, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Migrant slavery casts shadow over EU-Africa summit

Abolition of the modern slavery markets came first in EU - Africa talks
November 28, 2017 | 09:41 am GMT+7
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