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30th July – Marking United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

1.   More than 90% of countries have legislation criminalizing human trafficking. 2.  Human trafficking is often underpinned by sexual exploitation and forced labour. 3.  40% of the victims detected between 2010 and 2012 were trafficked for forced labour. 4.  There … Continue reading

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Cameron’s Speech on Tackling Terrorism

The ten things you need to know about Cameron’s plans to tackle extremism: 1. Cameron outlined his five-year strategy to tackle subversive doctrine and defeat extremism 2. He argued that defeating extremism is the “struggle of our generation” 3. He … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Deal with Iran

A deal has been struck between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers – the US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany. Here’s my starter for ten: 1. Supporters of Obama, will see the nuclear deal as his … Continue reading

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Impact of Televised Election Debates

1.  Televised election debates have the potential to go down in history, as in the case of the Nixon-Kennedy clash in 1960 2.  In the UK in 2015, the debates have been game-changers for parties who may have been perceived … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking in the Spotlight

1.  The ongoing rescue of people in the Mediterranean, arriving in Italy from Libya, highlights the horrors of the human trafficking trade 2. Talking about the humanitarian disaster in terms of migrants attempting to reach European shores places the blame … Continue reading

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