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A Christian Response to Human Trafficking

One of the largest challenges humanity faces today is that of addressing human trafficking.  The two main forms of trafficking today are sexual and labor trafficking.  1,463 more words

How British Spies “Seed the Internet with False Info, Control YouTube Pageviews and Manipulate Online Polls”

Courtesy of Liberty Blitzkreig:

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we now have proof about an incredible set of tools used by the British equivalent of the NSA, known as the GCHQ, or Government Communications Headquarters. 485 more words

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Anti Slavery International BBC Radio 4 Appeal

Anti-Slavery International has been selected by BBC Radio 4 to be their charity of choice for the Radio 4 Appeal. The Radio 4 Appeal is a weekly programme highlighting the work of a charity and appeals for donations to support its activities. 86 more words

Walk Free delivers petition to Daewoo HQ

Surrounded by cameras at Daewoo International Headquarters, Walk Free handed over 228,425 names and called on Daewoo’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility to publicly pledge the company’s opposition to forced labour in Uzbekistan and stop its cotton operations there until this modern slavery has come to an end. 129 more words

Slavery in Business Supply Chains

We have reached an important moment. The Modern Slavery Bill has been introduced into Parliament. However there remains no mention of supply chains and the role of business within the bill. 139 more words

Tackling the scourge of modern slavery

The Modern Slavery Bill was introduced in the House of Commons this week, but local MP Mark Lazarowicz believes the legislation doesn’t go far enough. 442 more words

North Edinburgh News

Forced Marriage Awareness

Cosmopolitan has a good article on forced marriage here.