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EU records big rise in slavery due to ‘vulnerable’ migrants

LONDON, Aug 12, (RTRS): The European Union recorded the largest increase in slavery of any world region in 2017, with the arrival of more than 100,000 migrants, many of them extremely vulnerable to exploitation, analysts said on Thursday. The risk of slave labour in farming, construction and other sectors rose …

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‘Modern slavery is far more prevalent in UK than thought’

LONDON, Aug 10, (RTRS): Modern slavery and human trafficking are more prevalent across Britain than previously thought as more international gangs realise they can make significant sums from it, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Thursday. The NCA said there were 300 live police operations into forced labour, sexual …

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Kuwait ranked 108 on ‘slavery’

KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (Agencies): Kuwait was ranked 108th among 167 countries in terms of the number of people trapped in modern slavery with 18,200; while it ranked 25th in the estimated proportion of population in modern slavery at 0.467 percent, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index released by …

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