Human Trafficking Victims Identified in Britain

Authorities in Britain identified 36 victims of human trafficking in September 2011.

In the month of February 2013, authorities in Britain identified 83 victims.

As the number of victims are identified, the number of convictions of human traffickers has declined in Britain. In 2011, authorities convicted 8 people for human trafficking crimes during the year. In 2010, a reported 16 traffickers were convicted, and 24 human traffickers were convicted in 2008.

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Source:  Emily Dugan, “Exclusive: UK is warned it is losing fight against modern slavery,” Independent, June 11, 2013.