State sharply criticised for lack of action on human trafficking
British former Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner calls for radical new policies
It is shocking that Ireland is so far below the United Nations’ minimum standard for preventing human trafficking, a leading expert has said.
Kevin Hyland, Britain’s former Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, made the comments after the suspected Irish links to the tragic case of 39 Vietnamese people who died in a refrigerated trailer while being transported into Britain.
Hyland, who also served as the head of London Metropolitan Police’s Human Trafficking Unit, said that...
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