Nefarious – Merchant of Souls

Published on Jun 11th, 2012 by Admin | 0

Newhills Church is hosting the showing of this film as part of its UK tour. From the press kit synopsis:

“Modern slavery.” It sounds like a paradox. Hasn’t humanity progressed? Didn’t we leave slavery dead on the battlefields of the American Civil war? Didn’t social reformers like Lincoln and Wilberforce legislate against such cruelty over a hundred years ago? So we had thought. But, with over 27 million enslaved people across the world, human trafficking is still the battlefront of the century. Regardless of nationality, victims are systematically stripped of their identity, battered into gruesome submission and made to perform humiliating sexual acts on up to 40 strangers every night. Most are held in makeshift jail cells, forced to take heavy doses of illegal drugs and monitored very closely. On average, victims are thrown into such ghastly oppression at age 13. Some are abducted outright, while others are lured out of poverty, romantically seduced, or sold by their families.

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, is a hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends in modern sex slavery. From the very first scene, Nefarious ushers you into the nightmare of sex slavery that hundreds of thousands experience daily. You’ll see where slaves are sold (often in developed, affluent countries), where they work and are confined. You’ll hear first-hand interviews with real victims and traffickers, along with expert analysis from international humanitarian leaders.

From initial recruitment to victim liberation––and everything between––the previously veiled underworld of sex slavery is uncovered in the groundbreaking, tell-all Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.

For more information about the film, please visit

If you would like to watch the film with us, you must reserve a place by going to and following the appropriate link. Please also note the film starts at 6.30pm and NOT 7.30pm as stated currently on the booking website.


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