3,000 children enslaved in Britain after being trafficked from Vietnam

Vietnamese gangs have historically dominated the UK’s £1bn cannabis trade
22 May 2015
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The link between child trafficking and the UK’s domestic cannabis industry has been increasing, with Vietnamese children the main group at risk.

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According to a 2014 report by the NGO AntiSlavery International, almost all potential victims of trafficking linked to cannabis are Vietnamese, and more than 80% are children. Vietnamese gangs have been instrumental in the proportion of domestically grown cannabis in Britain rising from 15% in 2005 to about 90% now. (See also from 2005: Police 'can't cope' as Vietnamese flood drugs trade)

The Guardian (UK)
Saturday, May 23, 2015