Cannabis farms and nail bars: the concealed world of human trafficking– podcast

November 1, 2019 by erfa5t8

Troubled Vietnamese families are inquiring about their missing enjoyed ones after the bodies of 39 people were discovered in a cooled lorry trailer in Essex on 23 October.

Annie Kelly, who reports on modern-day slavery for the Guardian, speaks with Rachel Humphries about why individuals are being trafficked into the UK, and what happens to them when they get here. Official data say as much as 15,000 people are trapped in a kind of modern-day slavery in the UK– although those dealing with the frontline think this figure to be a substantial underestimation.

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A young Vietnamese man who was trafficked to the UK to work in a cannabis farm. London. Photograph by David Levene 25/7/19

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