Man remanded on human trafficking charges

Zoltan Raffael appeared before the city’s Magistrates Court after being charged by police investigating the alleged exploitation.

The 39-year-old, from Eia Street in Belfast, is charged with three counts of human trafficking and three of acting as an unlicensed gang master. He is further accused of money laundering.

The charges relate to two women and a man allegedly trafficked earlier this summer. Read the story in full in the Belfast Telegraph …

Human trafficking: Britain to act on Vietnamese child slaves

As David Cameron pledges to act on the “shocking” issue of children being trafficked from Vietnam to the UK to work in servitude for organised crime gangs, charities warn there is much more to do. Read story in full on channel 4 news …