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.

(London, 28 April 2021) A cross-party group of MPs and peers has today announced that it will begin an inquiry into the trafficking of British nationals by Daesh, and will seek the repatriation of trafficking victims currently held in detention camps in North East Syria. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Trafficked Britons in Syria […]