Slaves in Soho

Violent gangs have taken over the UK sex trade – an unacknowledged result of intervention in the Balkans

If Tony Blair took a short stroll from Downing Street to Soho, the heart of London’s sex trade, he’d find human rights abuses right under his nose every bit as terrible as those in Iraq. Increasingly, coercion, human trafficking and violence dominate the UK’s sex industry. Yet strangely, this domestic human rights issue fails to arouse crusading zeal. Women in the sex trade, however unwillingly they arrived there, don’t attract any high-minded concern.

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