Human trafficking awareness campaign launched

The Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern and the Garda Commissioner are launching a major new awareness campaign on human trafficking.

It is based on the 'blue blindfold' concept, which was initially developed in the UK.

It represents the risk of people having their eyes closed to crime, and not being aware of what is going on around them.

A key purpose of the campaign is to encourage the public to report anything suspicious to Gardaí anonymously, either through Crimestoppers or a new dedicated email address blueblindfold@garda.ie.


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