Following the summit of judges and magistrates in the Vatican against human trafficking and organised crime, at which he was a speaker, Kevin Hyland reflects in the Tablet on the role of the judiciary in tackling the horrors of modern slavery.
In the words of Pope Francis, "the globalisation of indifference has created a “throwaway culture”. This relates not only to the increasingly disposable consumer goods market but also to the many lives thrown away, trapped and exploited in global production lines fuelled by a profit-seeking, material gains culture."
Read the full article: Put an end to this throwaway culture
The full proceedings for the two day event were also captured on film. The speech by the UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner can be found on day 1 at 5:42:45
Day 1 of Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organised Crime
Day 2 of Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organised Crime