HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

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Nearly 100 bodies found at a Texas construction site were probably black people forced into labor -- after slavery ended

<b>(CNN) —</b> Months after a Texas school district broke ground on a new technical center, archaeologists there made a surprising discovery: the long-buried remains of 95 people.<p>The first remains were discovered in February in Sugar Land, a suburb southwest of Houston. And now officials have learned who …

Black History

Valerian director Luc Besson accused of raping actress Sand Van Roy and keeping her as a 'sex puppet'

DIRECTOR Luc Besson has been accused of raping an actress and keeping her as a “sex puppet” during a film project.<p>Sand Van Roy, 27, told how she was …

Angelina Jolie

Pregnant Cambodian women charged with surrogacy and human trafficking

Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women hired to act as surrogate mothers were formally charged with surrogacy and human trafficking offences.<p>The women, who were arrested last month when police raided the illegal business, were charged on Friday at the Phnom Penh municipal court under a law that …

Asia

Human Trafficking Widespread in Global Fishing Industry

The U.S. Department of State has released its 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report, an annual publication that provides a global overview of the nature …

El Salvador

Prosecutors sponsoring Kansas human trafficking conference

Federal, state and local prosecutors are sponsoring a two-day conference on human trafficking next week in northeast Kansas.<p>U.S. Attorney Stephen …

Civil Rights

Human Trafficking Victims Aided By Orange County Rescue Mission

Human trafficking is a prominent yet silent issue in Orange County. Now the Orange County Rescue Mission is working to help victims.<p>ORANGE COUNTY, CA …

Orange County

Human-trafficking expert joins Minneapolis effort

Human Trafficking

Street gang has long history of violence before mistaken-identity slaying

The Trinitarios street gang proclaims the Dominican Republic’s motto of “Dios, Patria y Libertad” — God, Fatherland and Liberty — as its own.<p>The …

Crime

'Diamond Kitties' human trafficking suspect may represent himself

ATLANTA -- Kenndric Roberts, who is facing more than 600 years in prison if he's convicted on more than 50 human trafficking and false imprisonment …

Human Trafficking

16-Year-Old Girl Rescued, 6 Arrested in Sherman Oaks Human Trafficking Bust: LAPD

A 16-year-old girl was rescued from being forced to work as a prostitute on Sepulveda Boulevard and six people were arrested in connection with human …

Sherman Oaks

How airlines are preventing human trafficking on flights

<b>Human trafficking remains the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise.</b> But airlines are stepping up to prevent anyone else vanishing into this …

UTSA Criminal Justice Dept Researching Roots of Human Trafficking

3 weeks ago<p>The UTSA Department of Criminal Justice are conducting research into human trafficking, and plans to turn over their findings to …

Social Media Outrage Won't Stop Human Trafficking: Here's What Will

When it comes to ending workplace slavery, brand attacks might ignite fleeting moments of righteous social media outrage, but companies need to dig a lot deeper into their supply chains for lasting change. This was my big takeaway after talking with Justin Dillion, Founder and CEO of Made In A Free …

Social Media

Egypt top prosecutor refers 40 to trial on human trafficking

Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred 40 people to trial on charges of forming a criminal network for human trafficking and migrant …

Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

Indiana gas station owners are training staff to recognize and report patrons they believe are human trafficking victims.<p>The Indiana Petroleum …

IMPD, Attorney General's office holding human trafficking awareness event

Video<p>INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the state's Attorney General's Office are holding an event Wednesday …

Central Texas prostitution sting uncovers possible human trafficking

The investigation into a Central Texas prostitution ring is expected to bring more charges and arrests. Federal, state and local law enforcement have …

Truckers help fight human trafficking

Ex-judge sentenced to 20 years for human trafficking

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Friday, May 25 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:21:37 GMT<p>The Richmond Police Department released body …

Lawsuit accuses US Olympics, taekwondo stars of sex trafficking

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Olympic Committee is once again being accused of ignoring reports of sexual assault at the expense of female athletes. This time, two American taekwondo legends are at the center of the lawsuit.<p>Four women who trained with Olympic gold medalist Steven Lopez and his brother, former …

Tae Kwon Do

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Horrifying Details Emerge About Alleged Sex-Cult Recruiter Allison Mack at Bail Hearing

‘Slaves’ in the NXIVM cult were allegedly forced to starve themselves, not remove their pubic hair, not masturbate, and were directed by Mack to have …

Allison Mack, Smallville actress, charged over Nxivm sex trafficking

<b>Allison Mack, a US actress known for the TV show Smallville, has appeared in court on charges of aiding a sex trafficking operation disguised as a mentoring group.</b><p>Keith Raniere, the leader of the so-called self-help group, was arrested by the FBI in Mexico in March.<p>Ms Mack is accused of helping him …

Inside New York’s silent sex trafficking epidemic

Inside a handsome brick building on a tree-lined street near Brooklyn’s Prospect Park lay one of the city’s dirtiest secrets.<p>As people strolled past …

Crime

A teen walked 4,000 miles to reach the West. He's turned to sex to survive.

ATHENS, Greece — A teenager with missing teeth stands next to a yellow phone booth, his brown eyes dull and glassy.<p>Just 17 when he left Afghanistan, Khasim says he walked more than 4,000 miles through Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria and Serbia, eventually reaching the Greek capital — a journey more than …

Very proud of @superiorsource CEO, Ron Beckenfeld for offering to sponsor and support @together1heart in their fight against #sextrafficking! This is a cause that is very important to me. #STOPsextrafficking #ActBravely #endsextrafficking

Human Trafficking Information and Awareness Seminar in Dundalk this Friday

A Human Trafficking Information and Awareness Seminar will take place in Dundalk this Friday evening.<p>The event at the Dicocesan Pastoral Centre at …

‘It’s called sex SLAVERY.’ Rosanna Arquette SLAMS Women’s March for supporting Backpage

The Women’s March has come out in full support of Backpage, which is a site that has been shut down and whose founder has been charged in a …

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 …