Tag Archives: Modern Day Slavery

Expert report confirms labour trafficking is on the increase in Ireland (20.09.17)

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) welcomes the publication of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) report on Ireland’s progress in tackling human trafficking Released today (Wednesday 20th September 2017) the GRETA
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On EU Anti-Trafficking Day, MRCI calls for a victim-centred approach to human trafficking

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today called for a victim-centred approach to combating human trafficking in Ireland. Speaking in advance of EU Anti-Trafficking Day, October 18th, MRCI’s Gráinne O’Toole stated “People need to realise that trafficking for forced labour is happening
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Trafficking for Forced Labour in Cannabis Cultivation: The Case of Ireland

Is Ireland criminalising victims of trafficking for forced labour? This report looks at the new trend of trafficking for forced labour in cannabis growhouses and asks if Ireland is ignoring clear slavery indicators and incarcerating victims. Published as part of
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Ireland may be imprisoning victims of slavery, warns new report on trafficking for cannabis cultivation

Media Release Monday 31st March 2014 New report calls for immediate review of all potential cases of trafficking for slavery in cannabis production to identify and protect victims Published today as part of a major European project on trafficking for
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Urgent Action Needed to Combat Slavery in Diplomatic Households in Ireland

On European Anti-Trafficking Day (Friday 18th October), Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has called for urgent action to prevent diplomatic households in Ireland trafficking people for forced labour. The Global Slavery Index, released this week, singled out domestic servitude in diplomatic
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