Today around 20 British families remain detained in North East Syria (NES). Investigations by the NGO Reprieve suggest that the majority of British women currently detained are victims of trafficking, based on evidence that these women were all subjected to sexual and other forms of exploitation, and were either transported to Syria as children; coerced into travelling to Syria; or kept and moved within Syria against their will. Some of these women were as young as 12 when they were trafficked.

The APPG on Trafficked Britons in Syria held its Extraordinary General Meeting on 19 March 2024. At the EGM, the following officers were elected: Chair & Registered Contact: Mr Alistair Carmichael MP Co-Chair: Lord Jay of Ewelme Vice Chair: Apsana Begum MP Vice Chair: Sir David Davis MP The group’s official register entry is available […]
The APPG on Trafficked Britons in Syria held its Annual General Meeting on 18 July 2023. The minutes of the AGM are attached. The income and expenditure statement, covering the period 28 April 2022 to 27 April 2023, was approved at the AGM. This statement is attached.
APPG ON TRAFFICKED BRITONS IN SYRIA. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS 18 July at 2PM, Room W2, Portcullis House. The APPG’s goal is to seek a resolution to the cases of people from the UK who were trafficked by Daesh, and are now detained in North East Syria (NES). For further information or […]
The APPG on Trafficked Britons in Syria held its Annual General Meeting on 12 July 2022. The minutes of the AGM are attached. The income and expenditure statement, covering the period 28 April 2021 to 27 April 2022, was approved at the AGM. This statement is attached.
APPG ON TRAFFICKED BRITONS IN SYRIA. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS 12 July at 12PM, Room Q, Portcullis House. The APPG’s goal is to seek a resolution to the cases of people from the UK who were trafficked by Daesh, and are now detained in North East Syria (NES). For further information or […]
In July 2021, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Trafficked Britons in Syria launched an inquiry into the human trafficking operations employed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), following reports that ISIS had groomed and trafficked British nationals to and within their territory. The evidence received by this inquiry has confirmed that […]
This is a summary of the key findings and recommendations from the Report of the Inquiry by the APPG on Trafficked Britons in Syria. You can read the full report here. Key Findings 1. British nationals, including children, were trafficked by ISIS to and within Iraq and Syria The evidence received from human trafficking and […]
Examining the UK Government’s response to trafficking operations by ISIS and its ongoing treatment of potential British victims of trafficking currently detained in North East Syria.
Examining the UK Government’s response to trafficking operations by ISIS and its ongoing treatment of potential British victims of trafficking currently detained in North East Syria.