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Prisoners Among Us

Andrea Valencia-Bailey sits on a granite slab beneath the Interstate 95 overpass at Main Street Station. Her gaze darts between the street and the …

Crime

Human trafficking: Why do so many victims refuse help?

<b>In a series of raids on suspected illegal brothels in Birmingham West Midlands Police took five women into protective custody. They are thought have been brought into the UK by traffickers, but why have all the women refused counselling?</b><p>The phrase 'Stockholm Syndrome' is usually reserved for …

Girl smuggled into Britain to have her 'organs harvested'

The first case of a child being trafficked to Britain in order to have their organs harvested has been uncovered.<p>The unnamed girl was brought to the UK from Somalia with the intention of removing her organs and selling them on to those desperate for a transplant.<p>Child protection charities warned …

“He beat me every day”

New York is the country’s fourth-largest hub for human trafficking. Laura discovered its brutality firsthand<p><i>It’s part of the game. Because you got to establish a certain thing. You got to establish some fear in that female in order to get that respect. You have to really show that girl — if you</i> …

Two West Siders accused of sex trafficking underage girls

A man and a woman from Chicago's West Side are accused of the sex trafficking of two underage runaway girls in 2012, federal authorities said today.<p>Arnell Chase Misher, 30, and Braundii Young, also known as "Boochie", 22, both of the 100 block of North Lockwood Avenue in the Austin neighborhood, …

Slavery Is Still Thriving And Is More Profitable Than Big Oil

It's hard to believe, but even today, people are forced into slavery, girls are sexually exploited and children are forced to do hard labor -- all for the sake of profits.<p>To find out just how widespread this "forced labor" is, the International Labor Organization (ILO), a United Nation's agency …