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Britain to jail slavery gangmasters for life

By William James | Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:32 AM
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LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Judges in Britain will be given the power to jail modern-day slave drivers for life, the government said on Monday, as it published a new anti-slavery law weeks after the case of three women enslaved for more than 30 years made global headlines.

Slavery, outlawed in Britain more than 200 years ago, has been pushed up the British political agenda after police rescued the trio from ...

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