Sunday, 29 August 2010

Channel 4's 'Slavery Season' (UK Only)

This has been received via an email from and I wanted to share it with you all. I believe that all the programmes will also be available online at channel 4 on demand.

Dear Anti-Slavery supporter,

A week of special programming starting Monday 30 August on Channel 4 (UK only) uncovers the dark reality of slavery in Britain today.

Dispatches: Britain's Secret Slaves - Monday 30 August, 7.30pmA special documentary investigating the plight of overseas domestic workers in Britain who are kept locked up by their employers and subjected to sexual, physical and psychological abuse.

I am Slave - Monday 30 August, 8.30pmWritten and produced by the team who made The Last King of Scotland and inspired by real-life events, I Am Slave is the extraordinary story of one woman's fight for freedom from modern-day slavery in London. A powerful story of imprisonment, cruelty and despair, but also one of hope and humanity, starring Wunmi Mosaku.

Hunt for Britain 's Sex Traffickers - starts Tuesday 31 August, 9.00pmThe story of the biggest UK police operation against sex trafficking, following the investigation and eventual sentencing of some of Britain 's most serious sex traffickers. In three parts from Tuesday 31 August to Thursday 2 September.

We hope the upcoming programmes inspire you to get involved as we need your help now more then ever to END SLAVERY TODAY.

To take action against slavery, please add your voice at

Thank you for your ongoing support,

Gemma Wolfes
Campaigns & Outreach Officer
If you would like to make a donation to support Anti-Slavery International's work please click here

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