By Hsiao-Hung Pai
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"This is investigative journalism at its most sensible. Fearless, rigorous, and compassionate, Invisible is a surprising exposé of Britain's shadow international of intercourse slaves."—James Brabazon, writer of My buddy the Mercenary
"Pai has performed it back; she went undercover, smelled the breath of violence and videotaped the underworld of pimps and madams. . . . Hsiao-Hung deflates the parable of intercourse paintings as a loose selection for migrant women."—Lydia Cacho, writer of Slavery Inc.
Ming and Beata percentage neither an analogous language nor cultural historical past, but their tales are remarkably related. either are unmarried moms of their thirties and either got here to Britain looking for a brand new lifestyles: Ming from China and Beata from Poland. Neither imagined that their trip may result in a British brothel.
In this chilling exposé, investigative journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai works undercover as a housekeeper in a brothel and unveils the negative fact of the British intercourse alternate. staff are trapped and controlled—the loss of freedom this invisible strait of society suffers is either surprising and scandalous and at odds with the assumption of a latest Britain within the twenty-first century.
A feature-length documentary according to Invisible and directed by way of Nick Broomfield was once first screened within the uk on Channel four in September 2013.
Hsiao-Hung Pai is an acclaimed journalist whose document at the Morecambe Bay tragedy for the Guardian used to be made into the movie Ghosts. Her booklet on undocumented chinese language immigrants in Britain, Chinese Whispers, used to be shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize.
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By Rebecca Jean Emigh, Dylan Riley, Patricia Ahmed
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