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On 29 March, UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Dame Sarah Thornton, published a paper to urge police practitioners to prioritize the financial investigation of modern slavery and human trafficking crimes. The economic profit represents the most important motive for criminals. Financial evidence can oftentimes compensate the difficulty...

A new report by ATLEU has shown the lengthy waiting times for survivors of slavery to receive compensation in the UK. This new report reveals that nearly half of the survey respondents had the experience of survivors waiting two to three years to receive compensation....

In June, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published the first series of reports in the third monitoring round on Austria, the Slovak Republic and Cyprus. The reports provide an analysis of access to justice and...

On June 17th, the European Council committed to scale-up financial investigations to fight serious and organised crime and called upon the Commission to consider measures related to strengthening the legal framework, improve management of assets recovery and interconnect national centralised bank account registries, which would...

From November 25 to 27, legal practitioners from Peru took part in an online training on guaranteeing adequate compensation claims through civil procedures for victims of trafficking. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) organised the training and 63 Judges, 22 prosecutors and 9 public defenders participated....

PICUM - Platform for international cooperation on undocumented migration - has a new report mapping out a better way to tackle and prevent human trafficking with a particular focus on undocumented migrants. The report shows that the current framework for tackling human trafficking, i.e. law...

A group of workers in Romania have received their full wages which were withheld during the pandemic. This follows an intense media campaign, launched by the Clean Clothes Campaign, which went viral and put international pressure on brands to take responsibility throughout their supply chains....