Why we must all be vigilant in the fight to end slavery

10 Aug 2017

Herald View: Why we must all be vigilant in the fight to end slavery

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SLAVERY, an emotive word, is something we thought consigned to the past. But, today, it appears to be alive and well-funded, largely through its association with human trafficking. Whips may not be cracked on backs. Bodies may not swing from trees. But, often, there is violence or its threat. And, always, there is subjugation, exploitation, coercion and control.

The scale of the problem has been revealed by the National Crime Agency (NCA), which says every large town and city in the UK is affected. It is, says the agency, “far more prevalent than previously thought”, with previous estimates of 10,000 to 13,000 victims now considered to be the tip of the iceberg. Hardened police officers have been shocked by the scale of it – and have warned that ordinary people might not have to look too far to find it themselves.

The criminal gangs, exploiting globalisation to generate massive profits internationally, have widened their areas of economic activity beyond drugs and prostitution. While the most common malpractices remain sexual exploitation, criminal activity and domestic servitude, the NCA has also highlighted other sectors such as food processing, fishing, agriculture, construction, care work, car washes, and nail bars.

These are areas with which we might come into contact in our everyday lives, and the NCA has called for vigilance and the reporting of anything suspicious to the authorities. Obviously, this has to be kept in perspective, as there are many legitimate foreign workers in these sectors. But suspicious signs outlined by the NCA include visible signs of injuries, a distressed appearance and unusual methods of transportation to the workplace.

Victims of traffickers may have been lured into effective bondage by hollow promises of jobs, education or marriage. The worst affected live truly hellish lives. Not feeling in control is said to be the root of all stress. Usually, in our literature, it refers to short-term problems with the office, relationship or mortgage. But the loss of control occasioned by trafficking causes life-long trauma.

Cherie Blair, in her capacity as human rights barrister and anti-slavery campaigner, has said of trafficking that “rather like child abuse in the past, it’s always been there but people were not aware of it”. Well, they are now.

As indeed is the UK Government. Theresa May, as Home Secretary, promised a crackdown. That was four years ago. The problem has got worse. Amnesty International has described the Government’s approach as “not fit for purpose”. But it’s not just up to government. It is a problem for all of us.

In some quarters, it is not unheard of to muddy the waters, with talk of contracts between trafficker and trafficked. Such debt bondage is supposedly at the more benign end of the scale. But it will not do. Human trafficking is not acceptable on any level. It must be stamped out. And, while it may seem a million miles away from our comparatively comfortable lives, it may be closer to home than we think.  http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/15466679.Herald_View__Why_we_must_all_be_vigilant_in_the_fight_to_end_slavery/


Tens of thousands of modern slaves in Britain

10 Aug 2017
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THERE are tens of thousands of people in Britain living in slavery, according to the National Crime Agency.

The UK-wide serious crime unit said there were human beings treated as commodities, and forced to work for little or nothing in “every large town and city in the country”.

NCA operatives are currently assisting on 300 live police operations targeting modern slavery, with alleged victims as young as 12 being sold to families in the UK from Europe.

Will Kerr, NCA director of vulnerabilities, said: “The more that we look for modern slavery, the more we find evidence of the widespread abuse of the vulnerable.

“The growing body of evidence we are collecting points to the scale being far larger than anyone previously thought.

“This should not be acceptable in any way, shape or form.”

Kerr’s comments come as the NCA launched an advertising campaign raising awareness of the signs of modern slavery in everyday life.

He said there were “lots of different outlets” for people trafficked into the UK to be working illegally and against their will, with many affecting people in everyday life.

Kerr said examples included those working at car washes and in construction as well as in agriculture and food processing — often receiving very little pay and forced to put up with poor living conditions.

He said the most common nationality of victims brought into the UK were people from Eastern Europe, Vietnam and Nigeria.

But he also cited one example of a 12-year-old Roma girl being stopped at border control, bound for a life as a domestic slave.

He said it underlined the sheer scale of the problem authorities were facing, further complicated by the fact some people do not realise they are a victim of slavery. He added: “People are being exploited on an hourly and daily basis.

“The full scale and extent of it, we don’t know. But what we have found is that in every medium-to-large town and every city in the UK, we have found evidence of vulnerable people being exploited.

“We can’t put a figure on it but we can say there are tens of thousands of victims across the UK.”

Earlier this year, the NCA released figures which showed the number of suspected victims of slavery and human trafficking had more than doubled in three years.

There were 3805 people reported as potential victims in 2016, an increase from 1,745 in 2013, according to NCA statistics.

A recent BBC documentary suggested Eastern European crime gangs were repeatedly forcing trafficked women into sexual exploitation and sham marriages in Glasgow.

The women, who are EU citizens were lured to the UK with false promises, leaving poverty and deprivation in countries such as Romania and Slovakia with the prospect of a well-paid job in Scotland.

Europol say the gangsters work with Asia gangs and force the women to marry men to give them residency.

Angelika Molnar from Europol’s Human Trafficking unit said people were now the second most lucrative criminal commodity in Scotland after drugs.

Last month the Scottish Government unveiled plans to give the police and courts greater powers to target human traffickers.

The Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders allow courts to stop people convicted of slavery offences recruiting staff, working with children and vulnerable people or travelling to certain countries for a minimum of five years.

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said Scotland should be a “hostile place” for modern slavers.

Shocking figures show hundreds of Wales’ most vulnerable children are going missing – Wales Online

Hundreds of vulnerable children – including a baby boy less than a year old – in the care of social services are going missing and are at risk of paedophiles and drug gangs, we can reveal.

A WalesOnline investigation found at least 115 individual children under the care of local authorities have been reported missing on nearly 1,700 occasions since January 2015.

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One “looked-after” 15-year-old girl in Cardiff was missing for more than nine months while a baby boy less than a year old went missing for a day in June 2015 in Conwy .

Figures obtained through freedom of information requests found dozens of children in care were reported missing between January 2015 and May 2017 in at least 1,695 separate missing incidents, with some children going missing on multiple occasions.

Caerphilly council’s response revealed teenage girls and boys as young as 14 were missing for as long as several weeks at a time, including a boy missing throughout the whole of last Christmas.

Catriona Williams, chief executive of charity Children in Wales, said it was “extremely dangerous” that the whereabouts of children in care were potentially unknown, adding that they were “particularly targeted” by paedophiles and drug dealers.

The NSPCC said the “worrying statistics” related to children at “grave risk of further harm” while Children’s Society policy director Sam Royston said it was “deeply worrying” children in care across Wales are going missing as they are “facing a serious risk of abuse, harm or exploitation on the streets”

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More than 100 child refugees missing in UK after being smuggled from Calais

Of 167 children referred to UK agencies as potential victims of human trafficking after making an illegal crossing to the UK, 104 are missing, according to the Refugee Youth Service Getty

Scores of child refugees as young as 13 have gone missing in the UK over the past year after being brought to the country by people smugglers operating in Calais, The Independent has learnt.

More than 100 unaccompanied minors known to have crossed from northern France via unauthorised routes since last August remain unaccounted for by British authorities. Of 167 children referred to UK agencies as potential victims of human trafficking after making the crossing, 104 are missing.

The true figure is estimated to be far higher – possibly in the hundreds – with many unaccompanied minors said to be “hidden” from child protection agencies in both France and the UK, often ordered by traffickers not to engage with authorities.

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Charities and campaigners have warned that missing youngsters are at risk of sexual and labour exploitation by trafficking and smuggling gangs, with adults ordering them to fulfil demands in order to pay the sum for their facilitated crossing, thought to be in the region of £9,000.

It comes as the Scottish and Welsh governments accused the UK immigration minister of a “lack of planning” in the resettlement of unaccompanied minors through the Dubs scheme, saying “more need to be included” to avoid children being left without “safe and legal options” and at greater risk of being trafficked.

The Independent heard of one case in which a boy was referred to UK agencies following his unauthorised arrival from Calais, and found to be living with his “uncle”. But authorities later discovered following a home assessment that he was not living with his uncle but among dangerous adults and ensured he was removed immediately.


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Another child told a charity in Calais that an adult man had told him if he does some “work” he would be “taken to the UK”. In another case, an 11-year-old boy who is now documented in the UK was discovered to be addicted to heroin after having been “looked after” by a group of men during his time in northern France.

The figures were provided to The Independent by the Refugee Youth Service (RYS), a Calais-based charity that keeps records of children known to have reached the UK and refers them to the NSPCC’s Child Trafficking Advice Centre (CTAC), providing it with information such as names, photographs and dates of birth to help locate them.


SURGE IN CHILD REFUGEES IN CALAIS CREATES TERRIFYING NEW MARKET

Any unaccompanied child who arrives in the UK should under law be referred by immigration or border staff to the local authority who is responsible for their welfare, but minors from Calais increasingly appear to be falling through the net and bypassing the protection systems in place.

Michael McHugh, the RYS coordination and child protection officer, warned that smugglers and traffickers operating across Calais and the UK were exploiting the closure of legal routes to Britain by facilitating alternative illegal crossings on lorries, with the exploitation continuing once children reach British shores.

“Now that the Dubs scheme has closed down and family reunification referrals are extremely delayed, these kids’ only real option is to jump on lorries,” he said. “There are people here now who are doing business facilitating this, and they speak the children’s language.

“Young people are becoming more and more emboldened in their pursuit to cross, with many considering ‘work’ as a way to do it. One child here recently told me he was told by an adult male that if he could do some work he would be taken to the UK.”











A coach carrying the first group of unaccompanied minors from the Jungle migrant camp in Calais to be brought to Britain arrives at an immigration centre in Croydon, south London Reuters










A Catholic priest chats to Muslim Imans as they wait for the arrival of the coach carrying the first group of unaccompanied minors from the Jungle migrant camp in Calais to be brought to Britain arrives at an immigration centre in Croydon, south London Reuters




Mr McHugh added that the true number of unaccounted for minors is probably far higher than 104, with many children ordered by traffickers and smugglers to avoid speaking to volunteers and authorities in order to avoid state interference.

“This is the tip of the iceberg,” he said. “We can only do so much. There are children here who are trying not to be seen, manipulated by people who don’t want them to be seen by us, worried about the state interfering. The true numbers will be far higher.”


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    The British Government announced in early February that it was to close the Dubs scheme – intended to grant 3,000 vulnerable unaccompanied minors a safe passage to Britain – after accepting just 350, as well as ending an accelerated scheme to assess direct family ties through regulation.

    In April, the then-immigration minister Robert Goodwill admitted that an “administrative error” had led to 130 places for child refugees offered by UK local councils not being taken into consideration as part of the Dubs scheme, but no additional children are known to have been brought to the UK to fill these places as of yet.

    An inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trafficking and Modern Slavery published last week found no evidence that providing a safe route for children to travel to the UK acted as a “pull factor”.

    The findings found that the decision by the Government and others to create a “hostile environment” has led to young people in northern France, many of whom have relatives living in Britain, being forced into the hands of criminal gangs.

    French riot police signal to a migrant who is on his knees as French authorites block their access to a food distribution point in Calais, France (REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol)

    Christine Beddoe, an adviser on tackling child trafficking who co-authored the report, said children and young people in Calais are turning to smugglers “in desperation” to help them get out of their current situation, which she said ”can very quickly turn into a trafficking situation”.

    “Both in Calais and once they reach the UK, children and young people are falling victim to sexual exploitation, labour exploitation, criminal exploitation – it can be all three,” she said.

    “Very high prices are demanded and if they don’t have families who can pay, then those young people are expected to do something to pay back that money, and then that turns into an exploitation situation.



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    “You can either pay your way if you’ve got money, or if you haven’t got money, the very same opportunistic criminals will still try to get you there. But then these children are locked into having to repay that debt.”

    Ms Beddoe highlighted that one of the most concerning yet underreported forms of exploitation regarding children brought from Calais to the UK is the sexual exploitation of young boys, which she pointed out was “not even mentioned” in the vulnerability criteria of the Dubs scheme.

    “One of the biggest problems that is hidden in the UK with victims of trafficking is the sexual exploitation of young boys,” she said. “Because in a lot of the countries they come from there is so much stigma about sexual abuse of males, victims are very reluctant to talk.

    “But rampant sexual abuse that goes on, not only on the journey, but also here in the UK. This level of abuse is so hidden here that when the British Government under the Dubs scheme talked about the vulnerability criteria, they didn’t even mention about sexual abuse of male children.

    “It’s hidden on a policy level. The whole political framework overlooks the vulnerability of boys from all sorts of different backgrounds being sexually abused, and that is one of the crises in this situation.”

    Swati Pande, assistant team manager of CTAC, which is central to identifying the missing children, said: “Many of these children, through no choice of their own, will have been forced to leave dangerous situations and now find themselves in a strange country without any support.

    “They are vulnerable to being trafficked or moved for physical labour or sexual sexually exploitation and may not know how to seek help. Once a child is hidden from authorities and safe adults, it is extremely difficult to trace them and get access to the right support.

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    “If we are to protect children then organisations must act swiftly when they spot the warning signs and adults who are worried about a child contact the right authorities. We’re helping professionals to spot the signs to prevent children being abused through child trafficking.”

    Once unaccompanied minors are reported to CTAC by the RYS after reaching the UK, they are immediately referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – the official framework for identifying victims of human trafficking. Earlier this year, the the number of child trafficking victim referrals to the NRM rose by 30 per cent, marking a record high.



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    More than a third of all potential victims of trafficking were children aged 18 and under, with a majority of children drawn into exploitative labour, including forced criminality and sexual exploitation. Children from Afghanistan and Eritrea — two of the most common nationalities of minors in northern France — were among the top four most likely to be referred.

    Kevin Hyland, the UK’s Anti-Slavery Commissioner, said not enough was being done to prevent children from being exploited as they pursue “dangerous” migration routes, and urged that without international action the child trafficking dangers will only increase.

    He told The Independent: “Unaccompanied children are especially vulnerable to human trafficking and modern slavery, and protecting these young people is one of my top priorities. Children who are seeking sanctuary need safety, not slave-like conditions.

    “Often, children will not wait for authorities to support them. Opportunistic criminals target young people who lack the security of parents or guardians, leaving them at risk of exploitation even before they arrive in the UK. This risk will continue to be heightened unless we improve protection’s internationally and address issues in source countries.

    People march through central London as they take part in a protest rally organised by Solidarity with Refugees in a bid to urge the Government to take more action on the migrant crisis Press Association

    The protest comes days before world leaders meet to discuss crisis at UN General Assembly Press Association

    “We need to stop playing the blame game. It’s time to move from a culture of condemnation to one of responsibility. We have UN global goals – now is the time to put them into action.”

    Beth Gardiner-Smith, senior campaigns organiser for Safe Passage, a charity assisting unaccompanied minors eligible to come to the UK, said: “Currently it takes months for children in Calais to be reunited safely with family here in Britain, and only after the intervention of projects like Safe Passage.

    “When children are sleeping rough, often surrounded by smugglers, this is simply too long to be waiting. Britain and France need to urgently agree a process to give all unaccompanied children immediate access to safe accommodation and fast family reunion if eligible.”

    A Home Office spokesperson said in response to the figures: “It is vital that children in care are protected from harm. That’s why we have already strengthened regulations on children’s homes and placed a duty on local authorities to tell us about all incidents of young people going missing.

    “However, we know trafficked and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children can be particularly vulnerable. Our focus will continue to be on transferring all eligible minors to the UK as soon as possible and ensuring they arrive safely.

    “Our strategy is clear – we believe the most vulnerable children are in the conflict zone around Syria and best way to help them is by resettling refugees directly from the region. This is how we can stop traffickers and smugglers from exploiting vulnerable people and children.”

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    New powers to tackle human trafficking in Scotland

    30th JUNE 2017

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    Courts will now be able to impose special prevention orders on people convicted of trafficking and exploitation offences.

    The orders can impose a range of restrictions such as preventing offenders from employing staff, working with children or travelling to certain countries.
    Breaching an order will be a criminal offence.

    Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said: “We will continue to make Scotland an increasingly hostile place for those who treat other human beings as commodities.
    “These new powers for the police and courts will help to further protect the public from harm.”

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    He added: “We have already strengthened the law, creating a specific offence of human trafficking for the first time. Now we are making sure that action can be taken when a person poses a continuing risk.
    “We are working hard to eradicate trafficking and exploitation in Scotland, and providing high-quality support for victims who have suffered physical and psychological harm.”

    Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC said the orders would “give courts across Scotland an additional tool to combat the global trade in human beings”.
    “Prosecutors will apply to the court for prevention orders in appropriate cases and will prosecute those who breach such orders,” he said.

    Trafficking and exploitation risk orders, which can be granted where a person has demonstrated a risk of committing a relevant offence, will come into force in October. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-40449501        https://archive.is/aiPhj


     

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    17. http://www.rebelcircus.com/blog/inside-worlds-biggest-celebrity-sex-cult/
    18. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/11/children-of-god-church-sex-cult-texas-mexico-fbi
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    22. https://www.buzzfeed.com/jessehyde/bringing-down-americas-happiest-christian-cult-842?utm_term=.qaqgdgNEp#.oy7XPXJZo
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    25. https://www.facebook.com/wm3childkillers/posts/1562121624043318
    26. https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/28/timeline-satanic-paedos-and-cover-ups-everywhere-pizzagate-pgww/
    27. https://spidercatweb.blog/2017/01/21/child-abuse-networks-pizzagate/
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    2. Perhaps you should watch these? {Part 12} satanic rituals https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/25/pyswt-part12-satanicritualabuse/
    3. Perhaps you should watch these? {Part 13} The 9th Circle https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/29/pyswt-part-13-the-9th-circle/

    ON YOUTUBE

    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Musm9tapqVs
    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9Q-5tcmGv4
    3. RITUAL ABUSE, CHILD ABUSE & SATANISM (Scotland & UK) #CSA #SRA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8FSI7w8ruA

    1. PART 1 https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/11/07/worldwide-satanism-pedo-childtrafficking/
    2. PART 2 https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/11/29/worldwide-pedo-paedo-part2/
    3. PART 3 https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/21/pizzagate-part-3-uk-satanism-childtrafficking-vipaedo/
    4. SATANIC SCOTLAND PART 1 https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/08/08/satanic-scotland/
    5. SATANIC SCOTLAND PART 2 https://spidercatweb.blog/2017/06/09/satanic-scotland-part-2/
    6. SCOTTISH CHILDREN MURDERED IN PAEDO SNUFF https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/02/21/scottish-children-filmed-in-paedophile-snuff-movies/
    7. Beast Wing 666 Cults  https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/10/09/uk-child-abuse-satanism-cults/

    PAEDO, SATANISM & THE UK ROYAL FAMILY

    1. Paedophiles Satanism Murder https://spidercatweb.blog/2015/12/24/satanic-paedophile-practices-of-british-royal-family/
    2. WHAT IS WITH THE ROYAL FAMILY & DEAD BODIES? https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2015/10/02/what-is-with-the-royal-family-dead-bodies/
    3. MOTHER OF DARKNESS CASTLE, ROYAL SATANIC RITUALS https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/chateau-des-amerois-mother-of-darkness-castle-royal-satanic-rituals-paedophilia-mk-ultra-murder/
    4. STOLEN: FOUR SCOTTISH CHILDREN. Docherty Interview, Transcript https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2016/08/20/scotland-4stolen-children/
    5. CSA Inquiry Probes Charity Linked To Prince Big Ears https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2016/03/25/csa-inquiry-probes-charity-linked-to-prince-charles/
    6. Dunblane & QVS; PAEDOPHILE RING https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/dunblane-qvs/
    7. Sculptor’s Cave  Evidence of recent satanic ritual https://spidercatweb.blog/2015/09/18/ezkq-k11k/
    8. Cannibalism, Baby Eaters, Blood Drinking, Satanic Rituals & Royal Genome Project  https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/02/babyeaters/
    9. PRINCE PHILIP, HIS PIMP, THE KRAYS, THE PROFUMO AFFAIR & THE THURSDAY CLUB
      https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/09/07/prince-philip-his-pimp-the-krays-the-profumo-affair-the-thursday-club/
    10. The Knatchbull Family https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/04/26/knatchbull-family/
    11. SIR Jimmy & SIR Paul https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2016/02/27/sir-jimmy-sir-paul/
    12. WHAT THE ROYAL FAMILY DON’T WANT YOU TO SEE  https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2015/10/02/what-the-royal-family-dont-want-you-to-see/
    13. Child Abuse Networks #pizzagate phil, liz & Bohemian Grove
      https://spidercatweb.blog/2017/01/21/child-abuse-networks-pizzagate/
    14. ABERFAN, lizzy, Savile & The Krays https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/02/27/wtf-the-kray-twins-aberfan/
    15. Affidavits: Jeffrey Epstein & Prince Andrew #VIPaedo
      https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/12/31/affidavits-epstein-andrew/
    16. Jeffrey Epstein’s Wee Black book. The ‘HOLY GRAIL’ https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/06/08/epsteins-wee-black-book-holy-grail/
    17. THOMAS HAMILTON – BIG EARS LETTER
      https://twitter.com/calamiTcat/status/592292223238152192
    18. GRANDE FINALE Joining The Dots https://spidercatweb.wordpress.com/2016/08/28/royalpaedo-dot2dot/

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    SCOTLAND: GANGSTERS & SECURITY SERVICES

    FERRIS

    THE KRAYS

    GLASGOW GANGSTERS

    AANGIRFAN

    BBC, SAVILE, SECURITY SERVICES

    SECRET SERVICES IN SCOTLAND

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    Number of potential human trafficking victims in Scotland rises

    Police Scotland has sought to raise awareness of human trafficking in the country in recent years.

    April 12th 2017

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    The number of people brought to Scotland against their will rose in 2016 as campaigners warned many were being forced to work in illegal drug cultivation.

    Potential victims of human trafficking discovered north of the Border rose to 150 last year, an increase of 3.4 per cent, 

    report from the National Crime Agency (NCA) revealed.

    The number was almost equally split between males and females and the majority were found to have been exploited for labour.

    Vietnamese nationals accounted for 51 of the total,

    24 of whom were found to be under the age of 18,

    while 30 were from China

    Gary Christie, interim chief executive of the Scottish Refugee Council, told The Scotsman:

    “The high figures for young people from Vietnam matches our experience that they are being exploited in Scotland for labour – particularly in cannabis farms and nail bars.”

    “We need to make sure we tackle trafficking as a crime but also address the factors that push people into the vulnerable situations that allow traffickers to prey on them, and provide appropriate help and support to people who have been trafficked.”

    In January, Police Scotland confirmed a 16-year-old Vietnamese boy found “cowering” in bushes in Dumbarton had escaped from human traffickers.

    The teenager, who is thought to have been trafficked to Russia before ending up in Scotland, was found by a member of the public near Overtown House.

    Last October, police in Edinburgh launched a campaign to raise public awareness of human trafficking. Detective Chief Inspector Alwyn Bell described the issue as

    “one of Edinburgh’s biggest hidden crimes”.

    He added: “It is very difficult for us to give an accurate figure on the number of people trafficked every day.

    “There is a constant flow of victims who come and go throughout the whole of Scotland.”

    READ MORE: Human trafficking cases ‘could rise’ with new laws, warn police

    Human trafficking is dealt at both a Europe-wide, UK and Scottish level, with Police Scotland working with intelligence agencies and non-governmental organisations to identify traffickers and bring them to justice. Nine people were arrested in February in connection with an alleged human trafficking operation between Slovakia and Scotland, in a joint operation with Interpol.

    “We can protect potential victims from harm by identifying and supporting them from the outset, working with partners in the UK and internationally, raising awareness and gaining confidence,” said Detective Superintendent Stuart Houston of Police Scotland’s national human trafficking unit.

    “We are determined to improve the intelligence picture in order to gain a better understanding of trafficking in Scotland and the organised crime groups who are involved.

    “Trafficking is exploitation and victimisation of vulnerable people.”

    Large-scale cannabis cultivation in private residences has become widespread across the UK in recent years, with those left to tend the plants often brought to the country from abroad against their will.

    An estimated 3,000 children from Vietnam have been involved in the illegal industry.

    Naomi McAuliffe, Amnesty International’s Scotland Programme Director, said:

    “Vietnam is far from being an idyllic South East Asian destination – we have serious concerns about the state of human rights including the fact that the media, judiciary, political, and religious institutions are all under state control.

    “In these circumstances, it is understandable why some of Vietnam’s most vulnerable people fall prey to human traffickers who eventually bring them to Scotland.”

    http://www.scotsman.com/news/number-of-potential-human-trafficking-victims-in-scotland-rises-1-4418337  https://archive.is/NyUDb


    READ MORE

    Child Trafficking: Scotland’s Hidden Scandal {part 1} https://spidercatweb.blog/2017/01/14/child-trafficking-scotland/  https://archive.is/krpy8 

    Human trafficking {part 2} https://spidercatweb.blog/2017/02/11/trafficking/ https://archive.is/TSt1t

    Remember the 80’s dolls The Cabbage Patch Kids? #ChildTrafficking

    Back in the day, (80’s) when Jack was STILL A LAD,  the Cabbage Patch Kids were a BIG DEAL. Desperate mother’s rioting in order to get the latest Christmas toy for their little darling angles, A familiar scene today, but in 1982 when Cabbage Patch Kids first came out it was almost unheard of,  So as to make the most of the demands of Christmas ’84, toy makers released storybooks, cassettes & all the usual crap including the animated Christmas special which described the adventures of the Cabbage Patch Kids.
    What they unveiled was a world of PURE INSANITY.

    First of all, “Cabbage Patch Kids” is not a cute nickname — they grow from actual cabbages. Which is kinda fine — it’s understandable that the makers don’t want to have to begin their show with a woman in the throws of full labour & screaming her head off!! But it just keeps getting weirder from there — the magical cabbages are pollinated by mutant hybrid things called bunnybees, who drop crystals on them. As hybrids they pressumably result from a rabbit & a bee doing the horizontal tango..

     

    The cabbage patch kids thus emerge into a world with no parents, orphans who are basically left to fend for themselves until they’re “adopted” (that is, until their doll is bought by some lucky kid whose own parents were willing to face the terror of the stampede to get one). And these kids really needed to be adopted quick, because unfortunately their little cabbage patch is in very close proximity to a gold mine owned by the evil Lavender McDade. Lavender is an entrepreneur with a brilliant business plan: kidnap the Cabbage Patch Kids and — get this — turn them into slaves. To mine the gold, obviously.

    Lavender describes her plan in a song from the album (see vid)  “I’ve got to stop those Cabbage Kids from finding parents of their own I’m going to need some henchmen I can’t do it all alone ‘Cause there’s gold here in the valley and the kids cannot go free I need their little fingers to dig the gold for me.”


    Urban Dictionary: devil’s cabbage  

    DEVIL’S CABBAGE is another term for the words CANNABIS, MARIJUANA, POT, WEED, HASH or whatever you wanna call it!

    Eg.. “Your eyes are red, have you been smoking the devils cabbage?”

    Add to that the MULTITUDE of reports of children being trafficked to work (slaves) in hash farms….  This is just a few examples

    THE CABBAGE PATCH KIDS

    SUDDENLY AN INNOCENT TOY DOESN’T LOOK SO INNOCENT ANYMORE

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    Chuck Berry: Singer, Musician & CONVICTED Child Sex Offender

    18th  March 2017

    In 1959 Berry was arrested for taking a 14-year-old girl, Janice Escalanti, across state lines for “immoral purposes”, a crime for which he eventually served two years in prison. But that was almost 60 years ago, some might say: different time, different morals! Well, kinda. That he was then accused of installing a video camera in the ladies’ toilet of his Missouri restaurant is less easy to jazz hands away, given that it happened in the not wildly distant year of 1989. After tapes from this camera were found in Berry’s home, he was given a suspended sentence and settled a class action with 59 women.

    I am not someone who thinks an artist’s personal flaws – for want of a better phrase – damn their professional output. My eyes roll hard when I hear someone say they “just can’t watch Woody Allen movies any more”, because I believe it is perfectly possible to separate the artist and the art. But I am always intrigued about which artists get a free pass about this stuff, and who doesn’t.

    Woody Allen is now 81, and when he dies his various sex scandals – leaving his partner for her adopted daughter, being accused by another daughter of sexually molesting her – will be mentioned, if not in the first line, then certainly in the first paragraph of his obituaries. Allen was never charged, let alone jailed, and has always denied the allegations; but it is impossible to imagine politicians tweeting such unhesitant praise when he goes. Similarly, Roman Polanski’s entire life has been shaped by his decision in 1977 to sexually assault 13-year-old Samantha Gailey; this, too, will be acknowledged early on in the tributes. The New York Times obituary of Berry, by contrast, didn’t mention the Escalanti case until the 23rd paragraph; the so-called “potty camera” scandal was entirely absent. Instead, the news coverage of his death leaned on soothingly euphemistic terms like “legal troubles” and “colourful life”.

    While everyone knows Jerry Lee Lewis married his 13-year-old cousin, no sensible soul today says people shouldn’t listen to Great Balls Of Fire – not in the way that Gary Glitter or even Michael Jackson’s music has been deemed problematic in liberal circles. Had Operation Yewtree decided to investigate every high-profile musician accused of sleeping with underage girls, including (Britain, you are not going to thank me for this) David Bowie, they would have run out of police officers by the end of day one. Allegations that John Peel had sex with an underage girl have in no way impeded his status as one of Britain’s great late national heroes.

    This is not about celebrities from the past getting away with more. Actors Fatty Arbuckle in the 1920s and Errol Flynn in the 1940s saw their careers destroyed when they were accused – and acquitted – of rape. Rather, it’s more about what the celebrity represents, and whether the infraction contradicts that. Part of the reason Allen got such a swift and merciless kicking was that he epitomised, to both his fans and his critics, an intellectual Manhattan elitism, and shacking up with your stepdaughter doesn’t really fit. READ IN FULL https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/25/singer-musician-sex-offender-lets-remember-the-whole-chuck-berry https://archive.is/chS1D

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Berry

    In January 1962, he was sentenced to three years in prison for offenses under the Mann Act—he had transported a 14-year-old girl across state lines.[2][3][4]  He was released in 1963

    In the late 1980s, Berry bought The Southern Air, a restaurant in Wentzville, Missouri.[56]

    In 1990 he was sued by several women who claimed that he had installed a video camera in the bathroom.

    Berry claimed that he had the camera installed to catch a worker who was suspected of stealing from the restaurant. Though his guilt was never proved in court, Berry opted for a class action settlement with 59 women. His biographer, Bruce Pegg, estimated that it cost Berry over $1.2 million plus legal fees.[57]  During this time Berry began using Wayne T. Schoeneberg as his legal counsel.

    Reportedly, a police raid on his house found videotapes of women using the restroom, as well as one minor. Also found in the raid were 62 grams of marijuana. Felony drug & **child-abuse charges** were filed.

    In order to avoid the child-abuse charges, Berry agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He was given a six-month suspended jail sentence and two years’ unsupervised probation and was ordered to donate $5,000 to a local hospital.[58]

    29 charged in child sex abuse probe

    MARCH 23rd 2017

    A total of 29 people have been charged with offences against 18 children who were aged between 11 and 17.

    West Yorkshire Police said the offences related to the Huddersfield area and the charges include

    • rape
    • trafficking with intent to engage in sexual exploitation
    • sexual activity with a child
    • child neglect
    • child abduction
    • supply of class A drugs and possession
    • and making of indecent images of children.

    A spokesman said the allegations are non-recent sexual offences, dating back to between 2004 and 2011, and relate to 18 women, who were children at the time.

    He said: “The offences were committed against them as children in the Huddersfield area and are alleged to have taken place while the women were aged between 11 and 17 years old.”

    All defendants have been released on police bail and will appear at Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court on April 12.

    The defendants are:

    Amere Singh Dhaliwal, 34, of Huddersfield. He is charged with 21 counts of rape, supplying drugs, supply of controlled substances with intention to engage in sexual activity, 14 counts of trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, five counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, sexual assault, sexual touching, possession of decent images of a child, racially aggravated assault and inciting a child into prostitution.

    Irfan Ahmed, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with six counts of trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, sexual touching, taking indecent images of a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

    Asif Bashir, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with four counts of rape and attempted rape.

    Zahid Hassan, 28, of Huddersfield. He is charged with five counts of trafficking a child within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, eight counts of rape, racially aggravated assault, supply of Class A drugs, inciting a child into sexual activity, child abduction and attempted rape.

    Manzoor Hassan, 37, of Huddersfield. He is charged with supply of a noxious substance with intent to injure, annoy or aggrieve a female, supply of Class A drugs and inciting a child into prostitution.

    Mohammed Kammer, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with two counts of rape.

    Mohammed Riswan Aslam, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with two counts of rape.

    Abdul Rehman Hanif, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape, supplying drugs, supply of a controlled substance with intent to engage in sexual activity, sexual touching and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

    Mohammed Asaf Akram, 31, of Huddersfield. He is charged with seven counts of rape, trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, child abduction, supplying drugs, sexual touching and threats to kill.

    Raj Singh Barsran, 33, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual touching and rape.

    Mansoor Akhtar, 25, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape, attempted rape and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

    Niaz Ahmed, 53, of Huddersfield. He is charged with inciting a child into sexual activity and sexual touching.

    Mohammad Nahman, 31, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, sexual touching, and two counts of rape.

    Hamzha Ali Saleem, 37, of Manchester. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

    Waqas Mahmood, 36, of Huddersfield. He is charged with three counts of rape.

    Naveeda Habib, 38, of Huddersfield. She is charged with one count of child neglect.

    Shahnaz Akhtar Malik, 55, of Huddersfield. She is charged with one count of child neglect.

    Nasarat Hussain, 28, of Huddersfield. He is charged with three counts of rape, attempted rape and inciting a female to engage in sexual activity.

    Sajid Hussain, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with facilitating the commission of sexual activity on a child, three counts of rape and inciting a child into sexual activity.

    Zulwarnain Dogar, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual touching and trafficking a female within UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

    Mohammad Ifraz, 28, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, rape, false imprisonment, child abduction, taking indecent images of a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

    Faisal Nadeem, 30, of Huddersfield. He is charged with supplying drugs, rape and possession of extreme pornography.

    Mohammad Azeem, 31, of Bradford. He is charged with three counts of rape.

    Mohammad Imran Ibrar, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, facilitating the commission of sexual activity on a child, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, supplying drugs.

    Everton La Bastide, 50, of Huddersfield. He is charged with two counts of sexual touching.

    Mohammed Saqib Raheel, 30, of Dudley. He is charged with child abduction and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

    Zubair Ahmed, 30, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape and possession of extreme pornography.

    Usman Khalid, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual assault by penetration, child abduction and sexual touching.

    Aleem Javaid, 27, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape and supplying drugs.

    http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/news-wire/29-charged-in-child-sex-abuse-probe-1-8456746  https://archive.is/vZcRE

    ‘Ghost ships’ in Scottish waters spark smuggling fears

    Map illustrates suspicious cargo ship’s route from the Mediterranean to Islay

    Capture.JPGmjnhb.JPGPoliticians have called for police to investigate so-called ghost ships which turned off their tracking devices in Scottish waters.

    Three vessels have made unexplained stops off the isle of Islay since the start of the year. Two switched off their automatic identification systems (AIS).

    Maritime analysts raised concerns about the ships’ behaviour, describing the decision to “go dark” near the Hebridean island as reckless and illegal.

    The activity is associated with vessels unloading illicit cargo such as drugs and guns to smaller boats. They also switch off their GPS while people trafficking.

    Argyll & Bute MSP Mike Russell vowed to raise the issue with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley.

    Last night, he said: “This requires investigation, certainly by the police and, I suspect, by the security authorities to clarify what’s going on. The information should be passed to police and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. There may be a legitimate explanation but I would be worried if there was any indication of illegal activity being undertaken in the waters around Scotland.”

    Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara spoke about the issue in the Commons last week.

    He said: “I’ll be writing to the MoD and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency about how often this kind of activity happens and the sanctions taken against ship owners who do this.

    “I also want to find out, had this been a more serious security threat, where the nearest Royal Navy or coastguard vessel was and how long would it have taken to get there.”

    Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara spoke about the issue in the Commons last week

    Global maritime firm Windward, who monitor vessels’ movements, revealed 245 vessels with “suspicious” gaps in tracking data entered the UK in the first two months of 2017.

    They uncovered evidence a Cyprus-registered cargo ship turned off its GPS at points in its journey before stopping about a mile off Islay for 11 hours on January 14.

    The Russian-owned ship also turned off its AIS for 28 hours while it was in the port of Oran in Algeria – a region notorious for people trafficking and the smuggling of arms and drugs.

    Windward found a vessel travelling under the flag of Gibraltar stopped at Islay, which is about 25 miles north of the Irish coast, for 38 hours on January 10.

    The 35-year-old ship deviated suspiciously from its trading route, although it didn’t turn its tracking off.

    A third ship, which anchored off the coast for 10 hours on February 19, wasn’t registered by the International Maritime Organization, something experts say makes it easier for smugglers to operate.

    The ship turned off transmissions between January 25 and February 7, then again for 13 days. The vessels moored at Claggain Bay, on the south of the island.

    A local fisherman said: “There’s an anchorage there and the boats may be innocent and sheltering from the weather. But it’s a good spot if you were smuggling things ashore.”

    Windward’s data is used by security agencies. Chief executive Ami Daniel said the behaviour was “suspicious”.

    He said: “I don’t see any reason for it to be there. There are no major ports in the area. Sometimes ships will find shelter because of bad weather rather than risk storms. But it could have been there to drop something off – it’s unusual activity.”

    He said the fact one vessel was 35 years old heightened suspicions, as aged vessels were more likely to be used for smuggling and the ship’s low height also made it easier to offload things to other boats.

    He said a ship usually turns off AIS because it “doesn’t want attention”.

    This month, Europol said there were 500 people-smuggling gangs.

    Last August, the Home Affairs Select Committee warned the UK Border Force have a “worryingly low” number of patrol boats despite being given a key role in heightened security arrangements

    A Maritime & Coastguard Agency spokesman said they monitor vessels’ movements. He added: “Any suspicious activity recognised would be passed on to the appropriate authorities.”

    A Home Office spokeswoman said: “Border Force monitor vessels sailing off our coastline for suspicious behaviour, including the disruption of AIS. In 2015, a vessel carrying more than three tons of cocaine was detected despite turning off its AIS system.”

    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/ghost-ships-scottish-waters-spark-10055772   https://archive.is/f91OU

    Secrets of the CIA’s Global Sex Slave Industry 3 by Sue Arrigo MD

    EXTRACT from blog written by the wonderful @CathyCathyFox (twitter)

    The CIA are sick.

    The people that control the CIA are sick.

    People are waking up.

    It is time to heal.

    • the CIA does not serve you
    • the CIA does not serve the people
    • the CIA does not serve America
    • the CIA serve themselves
    • the CIA serve the criminal cabal
    • the CIA serve the Bush / Clinton Crime Families
    • the CIA serve the Rockefellers
    • the CIA serve the bankers
    • the CIA serve the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bildebergers
    • the CIA serve the powerful forces that we do not know
    • the CIA serve the forces of evil

    PLEASE READ IN FULL https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/03/19/secrets-of-the-cias-global-sex-slave-industry-3-by-sue-arrigo-md/

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    PETER RIGHTON

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    https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=biQ-AAAAIBAJ&sjid=lUoMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6456%2C1007154


    The Secret Life of a Paedophile  (The Peter Righton Cover-up) via I Am Incorrigible on YouTube

    CAN ALSO BE VIEWED HERE https://youtu.be/Hli-iPilDII


     NOTORIOUS PAEDOPHILE HEADED SCOTTISH CARE HOME INQUIRYPeter Righton, below, one of Britain's leading care workers while living a double life as a paedophile, led an investigation into allegations of cruelty at Larchgrove in Glasgow, left, in the 1970s
    PETER RIGHTON, BELOW, ONE OF BRITAIN’S LEADING CARE WORKERS WHILE LIVING A DOUBLE LIFE AS A PAEDOPHILE, LED AN INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF CRUELTY AT LARCHGROVE IN GLASGOW, LEFT, IN THE 1970S

    SUN 24 AUG 2014

    CHILD PROTECTION EXPERTS AND ABUSE SURVIVORS ARE DEMANDING AN INQUIRY INTO WHY ONE OF BRITAIN’S MOST NOTORIOUS PAEDOPHILES WAS PUT IN CHARGE OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO A CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN AT A GLASGOW BOYS’ HOME. THE SUNDAY HERALD HAS LEARNED THAT PETER RIGHTON – ONE OF BRITAIN’S LEADING CARE WORKERS, AND A MAN WHO LIVED A DOUBLE LIFE AS A PAEDOPHILE – HEADED AN INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF CRUELTY AT THE LARCHGROVE ASSESSMENT CENTRE FOR BOYS IN GLASGOW IN THE 1970S.

    THE INQUIRY RESULTED IN NO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS BEING TAKEN, DESPITE 13 OUT OF 30 ALLEGATIONS OF VIOLENCE AND NEGLECT BEING PROVED. THE HOME, IN SPRINGBOIG, WAS UNDER THE CONTROL OF GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL, THEN GLASGOW CORPORATIONhttp://m.heraldscotland.com/news/13176430.Notorious_paedophile_headed_Scottish_care_home_inquiry/


    HTTPS://THENEEDLEBLOG.WORDPRESS.COM/OPERATION-GREENLIGHT/SCOTLAND/GLASGOW-CITY/LARCHGROVE-ASSESSMENT-CENTRE/


    I was gonna do all my own research into Righton, but there are so many cracking blogs already out there that I simply cannot compete with. So am no even gonna try!! Also, I saw the opportunity to be lazy & so grab it with both hands!!

    ANOTHER WHISTLEBLOWER SPEAKS: ESTABLISHMENT PAEDOPHILES

    March 18, 2017  via https://scepticpeg.wordpress.com

    “…if you’re not open and honest about what you are doing with your investigations and your inquiries, people will start to think that bad things are happening.”

    Terry Shutt, a former detective constable, spoke to Tom Bateman on BBC Radio 4 in 2014 about his time investigating a paedophile network in the early 1990s and the shocking cover up to protect a member of the establishment as well as senior clergy.

    Mr Shutt is yet another former police officer who has put his head above the parapet to make allegations of senior figures being identified during police investigations in to child abuse, but who claim those implicated were either never arrested or the police were ordered to shut down the case, as in the case of Clive Driscoll in Lambeth whose request to speak with MP Paul Boateng about what he knew about prolific paedophile, John Carroll, led to him being removed, and an ex Detective who gave a shocking interview to Brian Gerrish at UK Column

    The case in question seems to be Operation Clarence, which I wrote a blog post about in September 2016.  READ IN FULL https://scepticpeg.wordpress.com/2017/03/18/another-whistleblower-speaks-establishment-paedophiles/


    MORE FROM  scepticpeg


    THE FOLLOWING IS A SMALL SECTION OF THE BRILLIANT BLOG BY IAN PACE..

    LARCHGROVE ASSESSMENT CENTRE FOR BOYS, GLASGOW. THAT EVEN PETER RIGHTON FOUND TO BE CRUEL!

    AS A RESULT OF THE EXCELLENT REPORTING OF TOM BATEMAN FOR THE BBC RADIO 4 TODAY PROGRAMME, WHICH WAS FOLLOWED UP BY REPORTS IN THE INDEPENDENT, TELEGRAPH, MAIL AND METRO, MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE BECOMING AWARE OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SINISTER FIGURE OF PETER RIGHTON, WHOSE NAME APPEARS IN MANY CONTEXTS FROM CHILDREN’S HOMES TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND MAY HAVE BEEN A SERIAL ABUSER ON THE SCALE OF JIMMY SAVILE, AS WELL AS LINKED TO MULTIPLE NETWORKS OF OTHER ABUSERS. AN INVESTIGATION INTO RIGHTON’S ACTIVITIES, AND HOW HE WAS ABLE TO MOVE EFFORTLESSLY IN TOP CIRCLES OF SOCIAL WORKERS AND CHILD PROTECTION EXPERTS, WHILST HARDLY MAKING A SECRET OF HIS PROCLIVITIES AND ACTIVITIES, NEEDS TO BE A CENTRAL PART OF THE FORTHCOMING INQUIRY.

    THE BBC REPORT HAS NOW LINKED RIGHTON TO A HOME OFFICE REPORT WHICH HE ADVISED IN 1970 (RIGHTON WOULD LATER ADVISE THE BARCLAY REPORT IN 1980 AND GIVE EVIDENCE TO THE PINDOWN INQUIRY IN 1991), AS WELL AS TO ABUSE IN CHILDREN’S HOMES IN ROCHDALE AND NORTH WALES. RIGHTON HAS ALREADY BEEN LINKED TO MANY OTHER SCANDALS, AND ALSO APPEARS TO HAVE PLAYED A PART IN INFLUENCING CHILD CARE POLICY IN SUCH A MANNER AS TO FACILITATE THE ACTIVITIES OF HIMSELF AND OTHER ABUSERS, MAKING CHILDREN IN HOMES MORE VULNERABLE TO ABUSE.

    BELOW ARE REPORTS FROM THE GUARDIAN AND THE TIMES FROM MARCH 8TH, 1973, CONCERNING THE LARCHGROVE ASSESSMENT CENTRE IN GLASGOW, FROM WHICH STAFF WERE THEN SUSPENDED FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF CRUELTY. WHAT IS MOST STRIKING HERE IS THE FACT THAT RIGHTON HIMSELF, TOGETHER WITH RONALD BENNETT QC, ACTUALLY CONDUCTED THE INDEPENDENT INQUIRY.

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    PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT HIS BLOG. IT IS INCREDIBLE!  I AM WELL OUTCLASSED!

    https://ianpace.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/the-larchgrove-assessment-centre-for-boys-in-glasgow-that-even-peter-righton-found-to-be-cruel/

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/ianpace.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/peter-righton-his-activities-up-until-the-early-1980s/amp/


    EXTRACT FROM  PIE: THE CALL FOR LAWYERS, SOCIAL WORKERS AND MEDICS

    IN MARCH 1973, PETER RIGHTON, (WHO WITHIN 2 YEARS WOULD BECOME PIE MEMBER NO 51), THEN A ‘SENIOR OFFICIAL WITH THE NATIONAL CHILDREN’S BUREAU’ ASSISTED RONALD BENNETT QC, SHERIFF OF BERWICKSHIRE IN CONDUCTING AN INQUIRY INTO 30 ALLEGATIONS BY BOYS AT LARCHGROVE.

    RIGHTON AND BENNETT SPENT 18 DAYS INTERVIEWING 53 PEOPLE BEFORE SENDING THE FINAL REPORT TO GLASGOW CORPORATION SOCIAL WORK & HEALTH COMMITTEE FOR ACTION. ONLY 13 ALLEGATIONS OF VIOLENCE AND NEGLECT WERE FOUND PROVEN ‘ON THE BALANCE OF PROBABILITIES’; 17 ALLEGATIONS WERE FOUND NOT TO BE CORROBORATED. INITIALLY SEVEN MEMBERS OF LARCHGROVE’S STAFF WERE CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING BOYS. NO MENTION IN THE PRESS WAS MADE OF ANY SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS. IN FACT, AS THE GLASGOW HERALD REPORTED ON 7 MARCH 1973 THE CROWN AGENT, STANLEY BOWEN, HAD INSTRUCTED THAT NO PUBLICITY SHOULD BE GIVEN BY NEWSPAPERS TO THE SECTION DEALING WITH SPECIFIC ALLEGATIONS OF ILL-TREATMENT UNTIL CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS HAD BEEN COMPLETED. A FORTNIGHT AFTER WHICH, ACTING ON THE AUTHORITY OF HEATH’S LORD ADVOCATE AND MP FOR EDINBURGH PENTLANDS, NORMAN WYLIE QC, STANLEY BOWEN SAID THE REQUIRED STANDARD OF EVIDENCE ‘BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT’ HAD NOT BEEN REACHED IN ORDER TO COMMENCE CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS. WITH CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS HALTED, NO FURTHER REPORTS OF THE SPECIFIC ILL-TREATMENT WYLIE QC AND BOWEN HAD ASKED NEWSPAPERS TO WITHHOLD WERE PUBLISHED.

    FILES CONTAINING BENNETT AND RIGHTON’S REPORT WILL NOT BE RELEASED UNREDACTED UNTIL 2060 BY THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES SCOTLAND AND REDACTED COPIES WERE ONLY RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 2008. IT’S AS YET UNKNOWN WHETHER THE SPECIFIC SECTION CONTAINING ALLEGATIONS WHICH THE CROWN IN SCOTLAND WAS SO KEEN TO KEEP NEWSPAPERS FROM REPORTING ON IS AVAILABLE IN A REDACTED FORM – OR WHETHER WILLIAM HENDERSON’S 1974 OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY AN INQUIRY INTO CHILD ABUSE AT LARCHGROVE CONDUCTED BY SOMEONE WHO WASN’T SEXUALLY ABUSING BOYS HIMSELF.  https://www.byline.com/column/27/article/376

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    EXTRACT..  IN SCOTLAND, THERE HAVE BEEN ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE MADE BY FORMER PUPILS AT THE ROMAN CATHOLIC FORT AUGUSTUS SCHOOL ON THE BANKS OF LOCH NESS. OTHER CLAIMS HAVE BEEN MADE BY THOSE WHO USED TO ATTEND NAZARETH HOUSE IN ABERDEEN AND LARCHGROVE BOYS’ HOME IN GLASGOW. https://spidercatweb.blog/2016/03/29/37-famous-scots-among-child-abuse-suspects-where-are-the-arrests-sco/


    18.08.2014

    (L) BBC NEWS  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28793654 

    (R) MAIL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2727662/Paedophile-centre-historical-abuse-inquiry-visited-children-s-homes-Britain-took-boys-advising-Home-Office-child-care-system.html

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    1. Notorious paedophile headed Scottish care home inquiry
    2. Aangirfan Child Brothels
    3. https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/category/peter-righton/

    http://discuss.glasgowguide.co.uk/index.php?s=c539ce9f94d9c75fbf8c8e20f9f7d66c&showtopic=19380&st=30

    the report found that 13 out of 30 allegations were proved and was highly critical of the corporation for allowing conditions inducive to violence to occur; later reports found that John Porteus, a houseparent, had sexually abused boys at Larchgrove in the late 1960s, and others testified to sexual abuse during this time. Righton and Bennett’s report did not deal with sexual abuse, and it was possible for a convicted abuser, Robert William Henderson, to gain a position towards the end of 1973, where he formed ‘an indecent association with a 13-year-old boy’. http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2507&dat=19741003&id=IZFAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9aQMAAAAIBAJ&pg=5446,689534
    Glasgow City Council are currently looking for any documentation connected with the case, whilst the council and Scottish government have called upon anyone who suffered abuse there to contact the police; it has been revealed that there are claims that staff of both genders were involved in the abuse of boys at the home (see ‘Notorious paedophile headed Scottish care home inquiry’, Sunday Herald, August 24th, 2014 http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/notorious-paedophile-headed-scottish-care-home-inquiry.25120541).

    Two #HumanTrafficking victims MISSING WITHOUT TRACE

    Tang Chien DANG (left) and Thang Vu TAN (right)

    (their age isn’t mentioned but they look pretty young to me & the article does say two boys?! )

    March 13, 2017 12.45 pm

    mPolice are searching for two victims of human trafficking who have been missing in the South West for a month.

    The Southwest Regional Organised Crime Unit, known as Zephyr, has issued an appeal for witnesses in relation to the safeguarding of the two boys, both from Vietnam.

    Tang Chien Dang and Thang Vu Tan were identified as ‘gardeners’ during the course of an extensive people trafficking investigation, Operation Astoria.

    Both were kept in ‘appaling conditions’ according to a report on court proceedings which saw six defendants convicted of their role in the conspiracies to produce millions of pounds worth of Cannabis across the South West.

     
    Some of the plants discovered by police when they raided the cannabis factories

    Tang Chien Dang was the gardener at a cannabis factory in the Swindon area.

    Police discovered 302 cannabis plants when they raided the property at Whittingham Drive, Wroughton last February. They also found that Tan, whom police believe is “slightly older” than 15, was kept in “dangerous and degrading” conditions.

    Tan and Dang were found to be victims of human trafficking during the course of the police investigation and no criminal proceedings were brought against them.

    Both young men were placed into the care of the Social Services and have subsequently gone missing from their respective locations within the South West Region.

    A/Det Insp Nick Eckland, the Senior Investigation Officer of Operation Astoria said “I would appeal to the Vietnamese communities of the South West and beyond to come forward and identify the whereabouts of these two young victims. It is important that we can find them to make sure they are safe and free from re-exploitation in the future”

    Both young men were known to have further links to London and Scotland.

    “Human Trafficking and Modern day slavery are extremely high on our agenda across the region, we are absolutely committed to working with our partners to ensure that victims are safeguarded against and offenders are brought to justice. Operation Astoria was seen a series of significant convictions but we do not rest on our laurels, we now work with our Criminal Finance Team to strip these defendants of their assets, we work with the Courts and the Crown Prosecution Service to consider Anti-Slavery Orders against those offenders who sit right at the very top of this criminal network, and where we identify that an individual is here illegally for the sole purpose of committing serious and organised crime, working with the Immigration Service, we’ll deport them.”

    Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Tang Chien DANG and Thang Vu TAN or in relation to human trafficking and modern slavery offences can phone 101 or crime stoppers on 0800 555111 anonymously or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online/

     http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/police-search-for-two-human-trafficking-victims-missing-without-trace/story-30199379-detail/story.html#CSc5F361Zel1eKgH.99  https://archive.is/WLrDv

    Nuclear bunker houses ‘Wiltshire’s biggest cannabis factory’ #HumanTrafficking 

    February 23, 2017

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    A large-scale cannabis factory has been found in an underground former nuclear bunker, Wiltshire police have said.
    Several thousand cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £1m were seized in a raid on RGHQ Chilmark.
    Six men were arrested on suspicion of cannabis production following the midnight raid on Wednesday.
    There are 20 rooms in the building with almost every one converted for the wholesale production of cannabis plants, police said.
    The former Ministry of Defence bunker, was built in the 1980s to protect local dignitaries and government officials in the event of a nuclear attack. Described as “almost completely impenetrable”, Wiltshire Police had to wait for the suspects to leave the bunker before they could gain access.

    Det Insp Paul Franklin, said it was only after getting through the nuclear blast doors, that the “enormous set up” was discovered.

    ‘Largest crops’

    “There are approximately 20 rooms in the building, split over two floors, each 200ft long and 70ft wide,” he said. “Almost every single room had been converted for the wholesale production of cannabis plants, and there was a large amount of evidence of previous crops.”

    He added that he was convinced it was “one of the largest crops ever discovered” in the county.

    Three men, aged 15, 19, and 37, all of no fixed abode, were arrested on suspicion of cannabis production.

    A further three men, aged 27, 30 and 45, all from Somerset, were arrested on suspicion of cannabis production and human trafficking offences.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-39064526  http://archive.is/MaFFI


    Illegal immigrants tended £100,000 cannabis farm to pay back their traffickers

    Two Albanian illegal immigrants who were caught tending a £100,000 cannabis plantation in a Gloucester warehouse have been jailed for four months each.

    Muj Toskaj, 24, and Blerim Mustavataj, 29, were told at Gloucester Crown Court that they will be deported at the end of their sentences.

    The pair had both come to Britain to try to find legitimate work but when they could not they were pressurised to pay the people who trafficked them into the UK, the court was told.

    They were then both recruited to live in a warehouse in Barton Street, Gloucester, where the plantation was growing and their role was to keep it watered.

    “That turned out to be a fairly dead end. He was then directed towards this cannabis unit and was told he would be paid £80 a week to water the plants.”

    Both admitted a charge of cultivating cannabis on January 15 this year and Judge Michael Harington accepted they had a ‘lesser role’ in the illegal operation.

    Jailing them for four months each he said he understood they would be deported at the completion of their sentence if not before.

    Prosecutor Caighli Taylor said police raided the warehouse on 15 Jan and the defendants were the only people there. A professional growing set up was found and there were 189 thriving cannabis plants, all healthy, mature and in a flowering state.

    The estimated cannabis crop from the plants would be between 5 and 15kg with a value between £50,000 and £150,000

    albanians-blerim-mustavataj-1There were hydroponic lamps, oscillating fans, extraction hoses with filters to mask the smell and the walls were all painted white to reflect the heat.

    The two defendants had a small living area with beds, a fridge and a freezer.

    Neither man made any comment after being arrested, said Ms Taylor.

    “It is accepted that the defendants were essentially gardeners,” she said.

    “You are both in this country illegally and obviously you will both be returned to Albania in the near future. Your circumstances have been explained to me and it seems to be accepted that you were both put under pressure and there were threats.”

    Sabhia Pathan, for Mustavataj, said he had travelled via Austria and Belgium to get to the UK. He was then trafficked into the country and had been in the warehouse for only two-three days before he was arrested.

    “His initial hope was to look for work in car washes having been advised that would be his best course of action,” she said.

    “That turned out to be a fairly dead end. He was then directed towards this cannabis unit and was told he would be paid £80 a week to water the plants.

    “He came to earn money to pay for rising medical bills for his mother, who is extremely ill. But those who trafficked him demanded £5,000 and threatened that his immediate family in Albania would be subject to various degrees of violence if he did not pay.”

     

    albanians-blerim-mustavataj-2For Toskaj, solicitor Gareth James said he had been there about a month at the time of his arrest. He played no part in abstracting electricity to power the growing system and he had not been involved in an earlier crop which had been harvested before he got there.

    “His mother has also fallen ill in Albania,” he said. “He is an economic migrant who has no legitimate means of support in this country.”

    Jailing the men Judge Harington said it is plain from what the police found that this was a sophisticated and substantial operation.

    He said: “You are both in this country illegally and obviously you will both be returned to Albania in the near future. Your circumstances have been explained to me and it seems to be accepted that you were both put under pressure and there were threats.”

    Scotland’s Hidden Scandal {part 2} Human trafficking 

    as always, links are in BLUE & archived in ORANGE

    Feb 16th 2017

    ukgyhjbgvFour more human trafficking suspects have been held in Slovakia amid a major probe after raids took place in Scotland.

    Members of a suspected international human trafficking ring were arrested in the joint police raids in Glasgow last week which involved the Slovakian authorities and Europol.

    Three men and two women were held and have now appeared in court in Glasgow in connection with trafficking offences and prostitution following the intelligence-led operation.

    Officers from the specialist crime division searched a number of houses in Govanhill and arrested two women from Slovakia, aged 25 and 40, two Slovakian men, aged 28 and 58, and a 35-year-old Nepalese man.

    Three potential victims were also found by police and brought to safety on Thursday during the raids at properties in Allison Street, Calder Street and Langside Road.

    The four men arrested in Slovakia this week were aged 40, 30, 26 and 23 and are due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

    Police Scotland detective inspector Stevie McMillan said: “This forms part of what is still very much a live and ongoing enquiry and we will continue to work with other law enforcement agencies, both in the UK and across Europe, to ensure anyone else who has been involved in this crime will be brought to justice.

    “This is a significant development to ensure the individuals involved in this crime group cannot inflict the same misery and suffering upon other vulnerable victims.”

    A statement from Europol said: “As a result of coordinated and joint operational activities, authorities from Slovakia and the United Kingdom, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have dismantled an organised criminal group involved in trafficking Slovak victims for the purposes of sham marriages and sexual exploitation. Last week, house searches were performed in Glasgow by Police Scotland. Europol specialists were deployed on the spot to support the national authorities. As a result, five suspects were arrested and detained in police custody. Sixteen women – potential victims of trafficking – were also identified and were offered care and assistance by a specialised NGO.”

    It added: “A significant amount of evidence – numerous travel documents, computer equipment, mobile phones and cash – was seized during the operation and will be used for further investigation. Two days ago, the second phase of this coordinated operation took place in Trebisov, Slovakia, where four search warrants and four arrests were executed. The modus operandi of this organised criminal group was to recruit vulnerable women from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds by deception, promising them attractive and well-paid jobs abroad and then forcing them into sham marriages and prostitution.”  

    https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1380867-four-held-in-slovakia-amid-scots-human-trafficking-ring-probe/ http://archive.li/jFWr8

    1. Four more arrested following Govanhill sex trafficking raid  Glasgow Evening Times
    2. Four more people arrested over alleged human trafficking  The Scotsman
    3. Four more human trafficking suspects busted after cops smash Scottish Sun
    4. UPDATE – More arrests made in southside human trafficking case Kirkintilloch Herald

    FEB 15th 2017

    screenshot_20170216-013350Police in Slovakia have made a series of arrests in connection with an alleged human trafficking ring in Glasgow. Four people have been held in the eastern town of Trebišov following a major international investigation, according to Europol. The intergovernmental policing body said it had “dismantled” what it described as an organised criminal group involved in trafficking Slovak victims for sham marriages and sexual exploitation. The arrests in Slovakia on Monday followed series of raids last week in the Govanhill area of Glasgow, in which five people were arrested by Police Scotland in an operation which also involved officers from Europol, Glasgow City Council and Immigration Enforcement.

    Europol, which described the investigation as “extensive and complex,” said 16 women were identified as potential victims of trafficking, adding that a “significant amount” of evidence had been seized.

    200 Voices: find out more about the people who have shaped Scotland

    In a statement, Europol, which provided operational and analytical support to police in both Scotland and Slovakia, said:

    “The modus operandi of this organised criminal group was to recruit vulnerable women from challenging socio-economic backgrounds by deception, promising them attractive and well-paid jobs abroad, and then forcing them into sham marriages and prostitution.” It added: “Europol actively supported this human trafficking operation and provided operational and analytical support to Slovakia and the United Kingdom throughout the investigation. Europol specialists in trafficking human beings delivered real-time cross-checks of the data gathered using a mobile office and data extraction device during the actions.”  The five arrested last week in Glasgow –

    • Vojtech Gombar, 58
    • Anil Wagle, 35
    • Jana Sandorova, 25
    • Sylvia Racova, 40
    • Adam Ratislav, 28

    – all made private appearances at Glasgow Sheriff Court earlier this week on human trafficking charges. All five, from Glasgow, made no plea or declaration and were remanded in custody. They have been charged under the Asylum and Immigration Act for allegedly arranging for people to come to the UK with the intention of exploiting them. All of the accused, except Sandorova, also face charges of arranging travel to the country for the purposes of forcing people into prostitution. Gombar, Sandorova, Rocova and Ratislav have also been charged with keeping or managing or assisting in the management of a brothel.
    http://www.scotsman.com/news/arrests-in-slovakia-over-alleged-scots-trafficking-ring-1-4367285 http://archive.is/oZp7w


    Feb 14th 2017

    Hundreds of sex trafficking victims helped in Glasgow  Glasgow Evening Times Feb 14th 2017

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    It comes after we reported on an alleged human trafficking ring which was was busted in Govanhill last week.

    Many of the 16 women who were previously recovered by police were supported by TARA. In the most extreme cases women, typically Nigerian, Vietnamese, Albanian and Chinese, have escaped from their abusers not even knowing what country they are in, never mind how to get help.

    TARA staff warn the figures are “just the tip of the iceberg”, with an estimated 1300 victims of trafficking and modern slavery thought to be in Scotland at any one time.

    The organisation, which is run by Glasgow City Council and funded by the Scottish Government, was initially set up in 2004 to help victims from Glasgow, but due to the surge in demand for help they expanded to cover the whole of Scotland in 2007.

    Survivors, who range between 16-years-old and their late 50s, have told of how they were raped, beaten and abused by their traffickers and warned if they fled they would be hunted down and killed, while others have had threats to their families and children back home. 

    They thought they were moving abroad to start a better life, only to find out they were being forced into prostitution, and sham marriage.

    Bronagh Andrew, TARA’s coordinator, explained: “Once here, women will be told what’s going to happen to them. They may refuse and are subject to sexual assaults, physical assaults, they have been raped. Women talk about being forced to watch pornography so they know how to behave with the people who are paying for sex.” 

    Bronagh explained one woman she helped had jumped out of a car in Glasgow’s city centre in a desperate attempt to escape her abusers.

    She had no clue where she was and no idea how to get help.

    Bronagh said: “Years ago we had a young woman who escaped from a car in traffic lights and it was a Subway sandwich shop she ran into. She thought she was in Toronto. If you don’t even know what part of the world you’re in, you don’t have English as your language then taking a step through the door is scary. Traffickers may have told you over months that they will find you, they’ll kill you, they’ll kill your family or you’ll be put in jail. You don’t even know where to tell the police or how to tell them where you’ve been. It’s a real challenge.”

    MEMBERS of the public are being urged to help spot the signs of trafficking, which are often difficult to detect due to victims being constantly moved around.

    In some cases, residents may complain to their local councillors about men ringing their doorbells late at night, or hearing footsteps constantly in a neighbours home but never seeing anyone leave.

    Bronagh said: “These women are hiding in plain sight. People are seeing them but they are not identifying them. It’s in the traffickers interest that they are not identified, so we want to improve awareness. People don’t know what to do. Quite often people will think something is a bit off about a situation, but they won’t want to call the police and say ‘I hear footsteps upstairs but I never see anyone.’ or ‘I think something gives me the creeps about upstairs.”

    For the women who do manage to escape, the journey to recovery and getting their lives back is a long and painful one, with often complex challenges requiring months or years of work.

    They suffer post-traumatic stress, have flashbacks, headaches and unexplained body pains as a result of the weeks, months or sometimes years of abuse they have endured.

    OFTEN victims are in their late stages of pregnancy or have complex physical or mental health problems when they come to TARA, having been turfed out of brothels as they would draw too much attention in their condition. 

    “Women come to us in the late stages of pregnancy and who have had no antenatal care, no treatment at all and no access to services,” said Bronagh.

    “We have had women who have had their children taken in to the next room by the traffickers when a punter arrives, and they can hear their child screaming. They’re expected to have sex in those conditions. It is used as a tool to keep her under control.”

    The long road to recovery is helped by TARA, who typically support victims for 12-18 months once they are referred.

    “What we find is that when women get out of that situation, the majority don’t return back into prostitution,” said Bronagh.

    “While there’s a lot of stuff they have to get over, they show amazing resilience and strength. They want to do what they thought they would be coming here to do. Most of them make a claim for asylum and they can fully access services and education here, which they make the most of.”

    If you want to report suspicions about trafficking or need help, contact uk Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700, Police Scotland   on 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

    http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/15092827.Hundreds_of_sex_trafficking_victims_helped_in_Glasgow/  https://archive.is/KamzF 


    Feb 13th 2017

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    https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1380642-three-men-and-two-women-charged-with-human-trafficking/  http://archive.li/TQBiX 


    Feb 10th 2017

    kjhttp://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/765643/police-crime-human-trafficking-arrest-glasgow-scotland  https://archive.is/MTE4l

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    http://www.glasgowsouthandeastwoodextra.co.uk/news/crime/southside-arrests-over-human-trafficking-ring-1-4363012  https://archive.is/ELNDR

    Feb 5th 2017

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    IN FULL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4193914/Former-Freemason-caught-child-sex-sting-police.html


    31st Jan 2017

    Sold into slavery at age of six, the Vietnamese boy freed after he was arrested on a hash farm in Lanarkshire

    A Vietnamese human trafficking victim forced to work in a Scottish cannabis farm has given a searing insight into the hell of being enslaved.

    He was one of an estimated 3000 Vietnamese children in forced labour in the UK, a number of which end up in nail bars and illegal cannabis farms across Scotland.

    Yesterday, it emerged that a Vietnamese teenager had been found cowering in bushes in Dumbarton after fleeing human traffickers. The 16-year-old had been smuggled through Russia to Scotland, where police believe he was to be used by a crime gang, possibly in a cannabis farm.

    His experiences reflect those of Dinh, who was trafficked from the age of six, brutalised, locked in a house and used as slave labour before he was arrested and imprisoned at Polmont Young Offenders Institution.

    The youngster was forced to work on a hash farm

    Like many trafficked children, Dinh was reared in slavery and told by his captors he would die if he escaped.

    He said: “They told me if I were to be captured by the police, the police would imprison me in dark rooms and give me very little food. And the room would be very cold and over time I might die from starvation.”

    His earliest memory of Vietnam is a vague recollection of hugging a woman, possibly his mother, in his home village before being taken by a man he calls his uncle and trafficked to Europe.

    Dinh said: “We arrived at a place where there was snow and white people. Later, I knew it was Europe.”

    Like most smuggled children, he didn’t even know which country he was in. They were picked up at the airport and joined a group of other Vietnamese who were being smuggled. They were taken to a different house each day where, despite being only a small child, he was used as a household slave. Sometimes they slept rough in forests and covered great distances, climbing mountains and hiding in lorries.

    He said: “Once, when I was walking too slowly because I was too small and weak, someone pointed a gun at me and made me fall off the mountain. I broke my leg and someone took care of my wound. I was taken to a doctor to get treated.”

    When his leg healed, his nomadic life resumed and he often saw a number of other children who told him they were being forced to work to pay off the debt to the smugglers.

    He said: “I had to do chores such as cooking, carrying buckets of water or finding firewood to keep us warm. I was made by adults to go into shops to steal food or anything that they wanted.”

    Dinh was taken by lorry to the UK when he was 10 and imprisoned in a house in London, used by a trafficking ring.

    It was seven months before he was allowed outside in an escorted visit to a park. He remembers feeling a mixture of joy and fear that he would be picked up by police.

    He felt a combination of joy and fear about being picked up by the police

    Being raised in this captivity, Dinh believed it was normal that he should have to work for food and shelter with no access to play or an education. After being abandoned by his uncle, he was smuggled to France to search for him.

    Although he was brutal, he was the only “family” Dinh knew.

    In his search, he was picked up by a Vietnamese man called Phat who promised to help if he worked as his household servant for a year in the UK. But when there was no sign of his uncle, Dinh escaped and was forced to sleep rough in parks and public toilets, scavenging bins for food. Some Vietnamese gave him the odd night of shelter but he was often forced to sleep in the cold. Then he met a Vietnamese couple who told him that, in exchange for housework, they would help him find his uncle. They gave him to a friend, who again filled his head with the empty promise of help. The man took Dinh to a house in England to grow illegal cannabis he was told was medicinal.

    After a few months, he was moved to another cannabis farm in South Lanarkshire.

    Dinh said: “During that time, they said I should not go out because the police would arrest me. They said they were valuable medical plants so if other people knew about them, they would try to steal them.”

    His masters would call him and give him orders and he slept in the corner of the living room on the floor.  His job was to mix plant food to water the plants, trimming off the leaves or installing the electrical wiring. One morning at 7am, the house was raided and a terrified Dinh was arrested and taken to the police station.

    He had no idea what crime he had committed.

    Dinh said: “I didn’t know they were cannabis plants until I was in prison.”

    Although he was a victim and not a criminal, he was sent to Polmont Young Offenders for nine months. This was perhaps the worst period of all.

    He said: “I was staying in one cell all the time. I was really irritated all the time and felt like I was going crazy. I didn’t understand anything about the legal system. I felt very angry and sometimes I wondered why I was being kept in prison with criminals and murderers, if I didn’t do anything wrong.”

    Fortunately, he was helped by Scottish charity The Aberlour Childcare Trust.

    He was given an advocate from their guardianship service, who work with children and young people who arrive in Scotland unaccompanied and separated from their families.

    Through the charity, he was recognised as a victim and released.

    He said: “I hope to raise awareness that young people like me didn’t do illegal things on purpose. We are not criminals.”

    In Scotland, the Lord Advocate has since insisted that children like Dinh should be helped, not placed in jail.

    In England, many like him are still imprisoned.

    Aberlour have been an enormous support to Dinh and he now attends college and describes himself as happy.

    He said: “Only now am I aware of how terrible it was what happened to me at a very young age. Before getting out of prison and having a new life, I thought it was normal. I gradually realised it really was the life of a slave.” http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/sold-slavery-age-six-vietnamese-9741352  https://archive.is/S0qdd


    20 Oct 2016

    Nail bar slaves found in biggest trafficking swoop

    ONE of the biggest single crackdowns on human traffickers operating in Scotland has seen police identify 11 potential victims – including six children – working in nail bars.

    Around 430 police officers raided hundreds of firms including farms, car washes, beauty bars and food production factories as part of a national day of action to coincide with World Anti-Slavery Day.

    A teenage boy was discovered working in one nail bar in Edinburgh and an illegal immigrant was also found working in another within the Capital.

    Several minors – including a teenage girl – were identified in premises in Livingston and received care from social workers after the operation.

    One person has been detained for human trafficking offences and two others arrested for immigration offences by Police Scotland, with an additional 12 arrested by Immigration Enforcement.

    Also in Edinburgh a Latvian man was arrested for drugs offences under an International Arrest Warrant. The alleged human traffickers are believed to originate from Iran, Vietnam, Albania, Turkey and Iraq.

    Police were supported on the raids by 50 colleagues from HM Revenue and Customs, Immigration Enforcement, British Transport Police (BTP) and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.

    Shook Tang, of Migrant Help Scotland said a number of the alleged victims of trafficking, including a Vietnamese man found working in a nail bar had been referred to the charity for assistance with accommodation.

    “It is common to see Vietnamese people who have been trafficked to work in cannabis cultivation, but we also see mainly girls brought to work in nail bars,” she said.

    “We also see some Chinese people, usually brought for domestic work or other labour exploitation. Some people who have been trafficked end up working as fishermen. Their documents are kept by gangmasters, to control them and prevent them going out. They are also financially controlled as well, paid as little as £1 or £2 an hour and kept locked up. “

    Some come into the country thinking they are coming for an apprenticeship but when they get here it is a different story

    It is understood those from outside the EU will be given financial help to support themselves while submitting an application for asylum, or helped to return to their home country.

    Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Houston of Police Scotland described human trafficking as a “sickening trade in vulnerable people”.

    He said: “It is happening now, in Scotland, to adults and children. Victims are being trafficked into and around the country, usually for the purposes of labour or sexual exploitation. We will ensure Scotland is a hostile environment to this kind of exploitation.”

    Police Scotland said it is working closely with health and social care workers to help people who are discovered as a result of anti-slavery and human trafficking work.

    Ian Tyldesley, assistant director for Immigration Enforcement in Scotland, said: “Modern slavery is a barbaric crime which destroys the lives of some of the most vulnerable and law enforcement has an essential role to play in eradicating this abuse from our society.”

    Matt Forde, national head of service at NSPCC Scotland said trafficked children are often subjected to the “most traumatic physical, sexual and emotional abuse”.

    A Home Office spokeswoman said: “In relation to charges, we seek to remove anyone caught committing immigration offences. Our inquiries are continuing.”

    Officers also moved to raise awareness of trafficking in transport hubs, ports and railway stations in Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

    Tam Baillie, Children and Young People Commissioner said: “I am pleased to see we are now identifying those responsible for the misery caused by human trafficking. It shows we have improved our awareness and understanding that this exploitation is happening here in Scotland and the arrests send out a signal it will not be tolerated. We need to continue to be vigilant in our efforts to respond to any signs in local areas where there are children and adults who may be victims.”  http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14812061.Nail_bar_slaves_found_in_biggest_trafficking_swoop/  https://archive.is/azLF8

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