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Human trafficking victims tell of drug factory ordeal

Call to protect those forced into crime after being held prisoner on UK cannabis farms Police examine a cannabis factory after a raid in Leyton, London. Some victims of human trafficking are put to work in such factories and can end up in jail. Photograph: David Levene In her cramped bedsit in a northern English […]

Saudi girl, 15, barricades herself in bedroom after being married to 90-year-old groom for huge dowry

A 90-year-old Saudi Arabian man is suing the family of his 15-year-old child-bride after she shut herself in her bedroom on their wedding night. The terrified teen locked the door from the inside so that her new husband could not enter on their first night as a married couple, and two days later she fled […]