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London slaves freed: three women walk out of house after 30 years' captivity

The Guardian, 22 November 2013
Publié le : 22 novembre 2013
 Sandra Laville, Josh Halliday and Peter Walker 
Three women have walked to freedom from a south London house where they were held for 30 years in what police described as the worst case of modern-day slavery ever uncovered in Britain.

Police said on Thursday the youngest woman, a 30-year-old British citizen, had had "no contact with the outside world" and was probably born in captivity, possibly within the house in Lambeth.

All three women – a 69-year-old from Malaysia, a 57-year-old from Ireland and the British woman – were described as "deeply traumatised", and were being looked after by specialists.

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