Inside Vietnam City, the French holding camp for vulnerable UK-bound migrants

Hidden in woodland, camp houses up to 100 Vietnamese people allegedly on their way to work illegally in Britain

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Slavery report sounds alarm over Vietnamese nail bar workers

Independent commissioner calls for licensing to prevent trafficked migrants having to work in slavery-like conditions

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The study analyses the experiences of more than a dozen individuals who experienced modern slavery in a nail bar. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian

Britain’s nail bars have such a high risk of modern slavery that a licensing scheme should be introduced to prevent trafficked Vietnamese migrants being employed in slavery-like conditions, Britain’s independent anti-trafficking commissioner is proposing. Continue reading “Slavery report sounds alarm over Vietnamese nail bar workers”

Three British men to be caned for sexual assault of woman in Singapore

TĐH: By their names, I think they are Viet Kieu in England

Men given five to eight strokes of rattan cane and up to six and a half years in prison for ‘reprehensible’ attack at stag party

Khong Tam Thanh, 22, was charged along with Michael Le and Vu Thai Son for sexually assaulting a woman during a stag party in Singapore.
Khong Tam Thanh, 22, was charged along with Michael Le and Vu Thai Son for sexually assaulting a woman during a stag party in Singapore. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty

Three British men have been sentenced to jail and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore.

The defendants – Khong Tam Thanh, 22, Michael Le, 24, and Vu Thai Son, 24 – were originally accused of taking turns to rape the woman in a hotel room. The three pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of aggravated outrage of modesty. Continue reading “Three British men to be caned for sexual assault of woman in Singapore”