Category Archives: Slavery

Freedom United: “One Voice to End Modern Slavery.

Walk Free is changing their name to Freedom United. The new website will encourage people around the world to get educated about this complex issue, get involved in advocacy, amplify the message, track their impact, and more. Existing members will receive early … Continue reading

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Anti slavery Task Force Announced

Sunday saw a landmark victory in the fight against modern-day slavery in the UK. The Greatest Prime Minister Since Margaret Thatcher, Theresa May created a new taskforce to coordinate the government response to slavery and pledged £33 million to dealing … Continue reading

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Free Andy Hall!

Right now, British human rights activist Andy Hall is undergoing trial in Bangkok. If found guilty, he faces 7 years in jail and $11 million in legal costs. His crime? Investigating modern slavery and human rights abuses in the supply … Continue reading

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End Child Exploitation in Burkina Faso

‘When I was 12, my father married me off to a 25-yearold man. I refused to go to his house. My parents beat me, but I refused to leave the family home.’ :- Rose, aged 46. Her resistance won out … Continue reading

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Lithuanian traffickers jailed after two men found working in Suffolk

Two Lithuanian men have been jailed for trafficking two men, found working in food processing plants, who were paid £20 over four months. The victims were brought to Great Yarmouth with the promise of food, work and accommodation. Konstantin Sasmurin, … Continue reading

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Suffolk Annual Policing Review

At tonight’s meeting of the Ipswich Borough Scrutiny Committee, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore presented his annual policing review. Tim Passmore started by speaking of achievements that have been made in the last year. He started talking about … Continue reading

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End sexual slavery

Randa was abducted by ISIS from northern Iraq along with her heavily-pregnant mother. Forced into slavery Randa was taken and raped by a man twice her age.1 She’s 16 years old. Esther Ruth Atim was kidnapped from Uganda when she … Continue reading

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