Nick D'Onofrio

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Boko Haram's treatment of captured Nigerian girls detailed in new report

Nigerian girls have endured physical torture, rape and forced marriages in the secret forest camps of Islamist terror organization Boko Haram, according to a new Human Rights Watch report released Monday.<p>The report draws on interviews with 46 victims and witnesses of the group's destructive …

ISIS Reportedly Releases Guide On How To Treat Sex Slaves

Chilling guidelines believed to be published by the Islamic State counsel militants on how to treat female slaves, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute.<p>The document advises captors they can have sex immediately with virgins, and even pre-pubescent girls if "fit for intercourse," …

The Women Who Escaped Slavery at the Hands of ISIS

In mid-November Kurdish forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, managed to expel ISIS fighters from the Iraqi city of Sinjar. The militant group had overrun the town in August 2014—killing and enslaving vast numbers of the Yazidi religious minority in what came to be known as the Sinjar …

Harrowing footage released by Yazidi group shows terrified families scream as ISIS gunmen surround them and drag away their wives and daughters to become sex slaves

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>Screaming girls torn from their parents and corralled into a separate group</b>• <b><br>Some are dragged by their hair by fighters armed</b> …

Nigeria Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1256000/1256184_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532631771_e314198f0e7c37f9ccaed078263d4c63<p><b>The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video showing some of the schoolgirls they abducted from the northern town of Chibok.</b><p>Some 50 …

Africa

'Islamic State' sex slavery survivor Murad receives Vaclav Havel Human Rights Award

The European Council has awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Award to Nadia Murad. The activist was raped, tortured and sold into sexual slavery by …

Terrorism human trafficking

Human traffickingTerrorists use human trafficking to generate revenue, demoralize adversaries, fill the ranks<p>Counterterrorism initiatives tend to …

ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism

The intersection of drugs and terrorism has long been investigated. Now, the recent actions of ISIS and Boko Haram are drawing attention to the role …

Niger detains minister over suspected child trafficking

Niamey (AFP) - Niger's agriculture minister was remanded in custody Saturday in a politically charged probe into suspected baby trafficking from …

Human trafficking’s dark secrets revealed

— The 17-year-old sex trafficking victim thought her life was over.<p>Taken from another state, she was trafficked within the Clearwater city limits and …

A Child's Life After Human Trafficking

When I think about what ’home’ means to me, I think about David.<p>Upon arriving at one of our SOS Children’s Villages in Nicaragua, I saw 15-year-old David sitting nervously at a table by himself. This was an unusual sight for me. On each of my trips to our villages, I had been greeted with big hugs, …

Human trafficking: Offenders face life imprisonment

<b>People who carry out human trafficking in Scotland could face life imprisonment under new legislation to tackle the problem.</b><p>The Scottish government has published details of a new bill aimed at protecting the victims and punishing the perpetrators of trafficking.<p>In 2013 there were 55 victims …

Crime

No Longer Can We Keep Our Eyes Closed to Human Trafficking All Around Us

<b>By Richard Lapchick UCF Forum columnist</b><p>You may have read in early December that 61 people were arrested across Florida in a four-day human-trafficking sting operation. If you haven't followed the dramatic increase in stories about human trafficking in the United States, this news may have caught …

Human Trafficking

California makes big changes to fight human trafficking

California’s booming economy, international population and liberal politics are what has made it one of the nation’s top spots for human trafficking. But in 2014, state leaders got serious about standing up to the problem.<p>The Chronicle has been editorializing on various aspects of human trafficking …

San Francisco

The Loch Ness Monster

Skeptoid Podcast #318<br>July 10, 2012<br>Podcast transcript<br>Also available in Russian<p><i>Elasmosaurus<br>Image: Nobu Tamura</i><p>Today we're going to plunge into the deep, …

Latest Loch Ness Monster "Evidence"

The latest “evidence” of a “monster” inhabiting Loch Ness in Scotland, worthy of headlines at multiple online news websites, is video footage of some …

Nessie: The Photographic and Cinematic Evidence

NESSIE, THE LOCH NESS MONSTER<p>by Mark Chorvinsky<p>THE PHOTOGRAPHIC AND CINEMATIC EVIDENCE<p>Nessie made a big splash in 1934 when another photograph of her …

Nessie: The Sightings

NESSIE, THE LOCH NESS MONSTER<p>by Mark Chorvinsky<p>THE SIGHTINGS<p>On July 22, 1933, Mr. and Mrs. George Spicer of London were driving along the Loch Ness …

The Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register | The Scientific Evidence

The Scientific Evidence<p>The scientific evidence that could help back up claims that Nessie exists can be split into two main parts:-<p>i ) Evidence …

Loch Ness Photo Hoax

<b>The Surgeon's Hoax</b><p>The most famous picture of the Loch Ness Monster, a grainy black and white photograph showing a long head and neck emerging from …

'Best ever' photograph of Loch Ness monster revealed as a fake

The photograph hailed as "the best ever taken of the Loch Ness monster" has been revealed to be an elaborate hoax by its creator.<p>The picture appeared to show the curved, brown back of the monster submerged in the loch, and attracted world-wide attention when it was published last year.<p>So convincing …

The Surgeon’s Photo

The modern history of the Loch Ness Monster began in 1933 when a new road was completed along the northern shore of Loch Ness, providing easy access …

How scientists debunked the Loch Ness Monster

Many people know that the most famous photograph of the Loch Ness Monster was a total hoax. The "creature" depicted in Robert Wilson's 1934 shot turned out to be nothing more than a toy submarine with a plastic head stuck on it.<p>But for some reason, the legend has persisted over the decades — and, …

Are these sinister bubbles proof that Nessie exists?

<b>Alright, all you sceptics. Listen up.</b><p>Someone has taken a picture of Loch Ness, showing a long streak of bubbles breaking the surface of the water, …

Top 5 Loch Ness Monster sightings

The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster has been consuming people for decades.<p>There have been various sightings over the years and now someone has taken …

May 02, 1933: Loch Ness Monster sighted

The modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper <i>Inverness Courier</i> relates an account …

Paranormal

Obama was not Born in the United States, Debunked - Barack Obama

Barack Obama - Obama was not Born in the United States<p><b>Author:</b> Edward L Winston <b><br>Added:</b> August 1st, 2009<p>There's been a lot of controversy surrounding …

Barack Obama's past will come back to haunt him - Predictions

FAKE BIRTH CERTIFICATE<p>Barack Obama has been sued in a Philadelphia Federal Court on the grounds that he is constitutionally ineligible to be …