Wed, 14 Jan 2004 02:12:09 GMT

The Trafficking of Women. Guardian Weekly | UK Trafficker Jailed for 10 years A former asylum seeker in the UK, who is now a UK citizen, has been handed a 10 year jail term for trafficking women to the UK for the purposes of… [Flailing in the Surf]


it wasn't that long ago, maybe 98 or 99 that they prosecuted one of these cases in maryland. last year they were still working on the major albanian/italy trafficking and prostitution problem. the thing is that people are taking advantage of people here. prostitution if freely chosen is a valid choice for people, but when it is forced, then i have real problems, in fact, it is tantamount to slavery which to me should be punishable by hard labor for the enslavers. in short, we need to as a society ensure this doesn't happen anymore, so britain needs to prosecute the cases.