Researcher gains national coverage for work on human trafficking

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LJMU’s Dr Daniel Silverstone, Director of the School of Justice Studies, has delivered a series of national media interviews related to his research on human trafficking.

After the tragic news broke that the 39 victims found inside a lorry container in Essex were Vietnamese, Dr Silverstone spoke to Radio 4’s Today programme about organised crime and the different types of human trafficking. (Listen from 2:43:10 to hear Dan’s interview. The full feature starts at 2:38:55).

He also produced a feature for The Conversation and gave an interview to The Times about people smugglers based in China acting as black-market “travel agents” for illegal migrants who enter the sex trade, work in drug cultivation or end up in forced labour in the UK.

More information about Dr Silverstone and his research is available online.


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