slavery

  • May 9, 2018

    Victims of labour exploitation are most commonly Vietnamese, Albanian and British, with British victims increasing by 362 per cent.

  • April 1, 2018

    A group of Church of England bishops have issued a call to the public to “open their eyes” to slavery in their midst.

  • March 10, 2018

    Forty one vulnerable workers are being supported following dawn raids by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority and Merseyside Police investigating an alleged Modern Day Slavery network in north-west England.

  • January 22, 2016

    Tribal children in the African rainforests have been paid in glue to sniff, and alcohol, in return for menial work, a new report from Survival International report has revealed.

  • August 21, 2015

    The New York Times published a horrific story by Rukmini Callimachi on 13.

  • August 8, 2013

    Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

  • November 12, 2012

    Like millions of other people, I'm praying for Justin Welby as he prepares to take up his new job at Canterbury. I wish him all the best. As the media go over every detail of his life and beliefs, there is a danger that we put our trust in a new archbishop to save the Church. This would be a problem whoever had got the job.

  • December 31, 2010

    With its many natural harbours and gold deposits, 58 of the 60 colonial forts built on the Guinea Coast of West Africa are situated in what is modern Ghana - the first former European (latterly British) colony to gain independence, in 1957.

  • May 18, 2010

    Anti-Slavery International is lobbying governments around the world to support a strong global convention on conditions for domestic workers when they meet to discuss the issue next month.

  • January 21, 2010

    It is not enough simply to denounce Pat Robertson over Haiti, says Spencer Dew. Without honest confrontation of the legacies of our past as a slave society, some 'they' will always be demonised and some 'devil' will always be imagined as a mask for our earthly hatreds and fears.