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Charleston council considers slavery apology - WCBD News 2

June 19, 2018, 7:57 am

WCBD News 2

Charleston council considers slavery apology
WCBD News 2
Council member William Dudley Gregory has been working on the bipartisan proposal since August. "The vestiges of slavery still plague us today," Gregorie said during an interview with News 2. "The modern day police force evolved from slavery - a force ...

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Takeaway shop owner in north-east England jailed for slavery offences - The Guardian

June 18, 2018, 12:55 pm

The Guardian

Takeaway shop owner in north-east England jailed for slavery offences
The Guardian
An owner of fast-food shops in the north-east has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for modern slavery offences after he was found to have forced vulnerable people to work for him in return for accommodation and food scraps. Harjit Bariana, 46 ...
Takeaway owner jailed for enslaving homeless alcoholics and drug addicts in 'despicable' crimesThe Independent
Slavery offence landlord Hargit Bariana jailedBBC News
46-year-old convicted of modern-day slavery offences and jailed for eight yearsDaily Mail
DESIblitz -Express.co.uk
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Webcam slavery: tech turns Filipino families into cybersex child traffickers - Reuters

June 18, 2018, 12:28 am

Webcam slavery: tech turns Filipino families into cybersex child traffickers
Reuters
Ruby is not a rare case but one of a rising number of ever-younger victims of cybersex trafficking - a form of modern-day slavery where children are abused and raped over livestreams. The Philippines is seen by rights groups as the epicenter of the ...

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Modern day slavery is far worse than official figures suggest, according to new report - The Sun

June 17, 2018, 1:50 am

The Sun

Modern day slavery is far worse than official figures suggest, according to new report
The Sun
SLAVERY and human trafficking is far more widespread than official figures suggest, a report will reveal this week. Experts believe the estimated 800,000 men, women and children bought and sold across borders every year and exploited for labour or sex ...