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Iran

IRAN: Tier 3<p>The Government of Iran does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts …

Middle East

Montanans take a stand against human trafficking with Red Sand Projects

Montanans are taking a stand against human trafficking during April, Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Both these …

Human Trafficking

LÉ Samuel Beckett leaves for mission to counter human trafficking in Mediterranean

The Irish Naval service LÉ Samuel Beckett is departing today for the Mediterranean to take part in 'Operation Sophia'.<p>Ireland first joined the EU …

North Africa

Local advocate against human trafficking calls Backpage shutdown a 'major victory'

You can buy and sell pretty much anything online.<p>“You can go to any country, community, place and book a child in your area,” said Lynne Barletta, …

Gold Coast

Survivors of Human Trafficking, in Their Own Words

Three stories of women who came to America looking for a better life, but instead found astonishing cruelty<p>Last June, <i>The Atlantic</i> published “My Family’s Slave,” a harrowing reflection by the journalist Alex Tizon on his experience of being raised by Eudocia Tomas Pulido, or, as she was known to …

Living Rooms

Coffee shop's profits help human trafficking victims

Palate Coffee Brewery in Sanford uses its profits to fight human trafficking. The mission is deeply personal for owner Tina Kadolph.

Advocates push Ottawa to take immediate steps against human trafficking

As the federal government launches multiple consultations on human trafficking across Canada, advocates say immediate measures should be taken to better support victims and tackle the issue.<p>The federal budget unveiled last month included new funding for a national human-trafficking hotline. But …

'Fake' India journalist held in Australia over human trafficking

<b>An Indian journalist has been arrested in Australia for helping eight people enter the country using fake media credentials.</b><p>The group told officials at Brisbane airport that they had arrived to cover the Commonwealth Games.<p>The main accused, Rakesh Sharma, has been charged with human trafficking and …

Australia

'I used to be a slave'

Rani Hong was born in Kerala, India. She was kidnapped from her family, sold into slavery, and then sold into adoption.<p>She now works as a Special Advisor to the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking.<p>This is her story.<p><i>Produced by Greg Brosnan, Sara Al Wajih and Mandeep Rai.</i>

Kidnapping

Website highlights human trafficking is a crime

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has launched a revamped website highlighting the crime of human trafficking in Ireland.This follows concerns …

Human Trafficking

When Sex Trafficking Goes Unnoticed in America

Many cases go unreported, making it a difficult crime for law enforcement personnel to spot.<p>How do you identify sex-trafficking victims when such cases go largely undetected or unreported?*<p>It’s an issue with which law-enforcement agencies in the U.S. continually struggle. Detective Bill Woolf with …

Crime

Albanian and Welsh Governments unite to combat slavery

<b>Officials in Wales are working with the Albanian authorities to tackle human trafficking, according to the Welsh Government's anti-slavery coordinator.</b><p>Stephen Chapman said more victims of modern slavery from Albania end up in the UK than from any other country.<p>An Albania government official said it …

United Kingdom

If we’re serious about ending human trafficking, listen to survivors

<i>Peter Vincent is an attorney specializing in counter-terrorism, national security, human trafficking and narco-trafficking. He previously served as an official with both the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.</i><p>Human trafficking represents a grave humanitarian crisis, a serious …

Human Trafficking

Workshop participants felicitated for fight against human trafficking

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi handing over a certificate to one of the …

United Nations

Google Joins the Search for the Loch Ness Monster

Now anyone with an Internet connection can search for Nessie using Street View imaging of murky Scottish waters.<p>The tale of the Loch Ness monster has always been, in a funny way, a story about technology. More specifically, it is a story about how machines can bump up against the edge of a mystery, …

Scotland

The Legend of Loch Ness — NOVA

• By Stephen Lyons<br>• Posted 01.12.99<br>• NOVA<p>"Many a man has been hanged on less evidence than there is for the Loch Ness Monster."<br>—€”G.K. Chesterton<p>For at …

Loch Ness Monster sighted - May 02, 1933

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 …

The Loch Ness Monster Legend - Sightings of Nessie

A place filled with mystery & legend<p>The first recorded sighting of the monster was in 565 AD, when it was said to have snatched up and eaten a local …

Paranormal

The Legend of Nessie the Ultimate Loch Ness Monster Site

Welcome to The Legend of Nessie, the Ultimate and Official Loch Ness Monster site, with up-to-date information and photographs of new and past …

Loch Ness "monster" or "Nessie" - The Skeptic's Dictionary

From Abracadabra to Zombies | View All<p>Loch Ness "monster"<p>The Loch Ness "monster" -- affectionately known as "Nessie" -- is an alleged plesiosaur-like …

Paranormal

BBC 'proves' Nessie does not exist

<b>A BBC team says it has shown there is no such thing as the Loch Ness monster.</b><p>Using 600 separate sonar beams and satellite navigation technology to ensure that none of the loch was missed, the team surveyed the waters said to hide Scotland's legendary tourist attraction but found no trace of the …

Paranormal

Why the Loch Ness Monster Probably Doesn’t Exist

Even so, a little mystery in life is never a bad thing.<p>Do you believe that the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie, exists? If you do, you are not alone. There …

Paranormal

Is the Loch Ness Monster real? Sightings, pictures, Nessie theories, myths and facts

THE Loch Ness monster is now officially the UK's greatest unexplained mystery - with legends of the so-called mythical beast known far and …

Paranormal

<i>New York Times</i><br>June 26, 1999 <b><br>Taking a Holocaust Skeptic Seriously<br>By D.D. GUTTENPLAN</b><p>LONDON -- Can a writer who thinks the Holocaust was a hoax still be …