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A Blue Heart Against Human Trafficking: human trafficking in Europe and the world

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Human trafficking increasing in Europe

<b>Opinion by Taylor Conroy</b><p>The Kiev Daily advertisement reads, “Nice young woman needed in Vienna as a maid for a comfortable middle-class home. Travel …

Air France executive and wife 'ran £2m prostitution ring through airline'

Manager bought discounted tickets to shuttle young women between Brazil and France for work in sex trade<p>An Air France executive has been charged with running a vast prostitution ring that brought young women from Brazil and forced them to work out of apartments near the Louvre museum and other chic …

Speech: A model that works: A government’s role in combating human trafficking

His Holiness Pope Francis has described modern slavery as “a crime against humanity”. There can be few descriptions that so aptly match the appalling …

Spanish police uncover human organ trafficking ring

Spanish police arrested five people accused of offering cash to poor immigrants to buy a liver for transplant, the first such trafficking racket uncovered in Spain<p>Spanish police have arrested five people accused of offering destitute immigrants cash to become liver and kidney donors in the first …

Envision Grads lead the fight against Human Trafficking in Birmingham | Envision

The Envision Grad Action Team organised an evening of independent films, spoken word performances and a panel debate all geared towards raising …

We must end the horror of Moldovan sex trafficking, says campaigner Stela Brinzeanu

Stela raises awareness of women’s rights and their plight of being trafficked abroad from Moldova [TIM CLARKE]<p>Growing up as a teenager in a rural …

Mexico and Guatemala free victims of human trafficking

<b>Mexico and Guatemala say they have rescued at least 104 people from captivity and arrested 14 of their alleged human traffickers.</b><p>Police in Guatemala said they raided two houses near the Mexican border and found at least 60 people who wanted to travel to the United States illegally.<p>They arrested …

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Let’s not look the other way

03 April 2014 | by Imelda Poole<p>Let’s not look the other way<p><b>Human rights and slavery</b><p><b>Heed the words of Pope Francis on today’s slave trade, implores a</b> …

Too many human traffickers escape justice in UK, says solicitor general

Too few of the human traffickers who force women to work in the sex trade and children to labour in cannabis farms are being prosecuted in the UK, according to the solicitor general, Oliver Heald QC.<p>More than 1,180 victims of trafficking were identified last year, and in the previous year only 39 …

Syria's Assad secure, will seek re-election: Hezbollah leader | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will stand for re-election this year and no longer faces a threat of being overthrown, the head of his Lebanese Shi’ite ally Hezbollah said in an interview published on Monday.<p>Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (L) meets with an Armenian …

Parties Ignore Human Rights

, by<p>Dictatorships get a fillip when democracies falter. India committed this cardinal sin when it abstained from voting at the UN Human Rights …

What Syrian Child Refugees 'Working The Streets' In Lebanon Really Means

Khaled, an 11-year-old Syrian boy living in Beirut, often works until 4 am begging partygoers for money. He's one of countless refugee children in the Lebanese capital whose parents rely on them to work. If Khaled doesn't bring in money, his family will not eat.<p>More than one million Syrians, nearly …

Relisha Rudd and the Horrors of Human Trafficking

<b>Missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd</b> has become more than a face attached to an Amber Alert. The strange details surrounding her disappearance from a D.C. …

A Mother's Story — What Parents Need to Know About Trafficking

Danielle was 17 years old, a freshman at Northeastern University, when she met the trafficker who forced her into two years of sex slavery. She …

Richie Mehta’s ‘Siddharth’: A Voice for India’s Missing and Exploited Children

Rajesh Tailang as Mahendra Saini speaks with a child at the Sea Wall in Mumbai in Richie Mehta’s <i>Siddharth</i> (Zeitgeist Films).<p><i>Amal</i> director Richie …

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Man Arrested for Trying to Sell North Miami High Girls as Sex Slaves

Yesterday, the State Attorney's Office Human Trafficking Unit, Miami-Dade Schools Police, and a SWAT team all converged on a 15th-floor apartment …

U.N. Calls Middle East Polio Outbreak ‘Greatest Polio Challenge in History’

First Syria, now Iraq—polio is spreading through these war-torn countries, and the challenges to get the spread under control are great.<p>The …

Is Egypt in the midst of a sexual harassment epidemic?

A university student cowers in a pharmacy as a mob outside threatens her with sexual violence. A law student is groped by her classmates, the dean cites her "inappropriate attire." Frightening allegations but advocates say this is an everyday reality for women in Cairo.<p>Habiba is a college student. …

Ebola Drug Could Be Ready For Human Testing Next Year

Scientists hunting treatments for Ebola and related diseases are trying several approaches. So far, the following have only been tested against the virus in animals:<p><b>Small Molecules:</b> These are drugs that can be put into a pill. BCX4430 is from a class of drugs called nucleoside analogues. These …

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Syrian Muslims infected with Kuru, a disease of cannibals

You’ve heard of Mad Cow Disease, the scientific name of which is bovine spongiform encephalopathy — a type of <b>transmissible spongiform</b> …

Men win sex discrimination pay case against university

<b>Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues have won an equal pay claim against a university.</b><p>The caretakers and maintenance staff said they were being sexually discriminated against.<p>Bosses had insisted the difference was not due to gender but down to changes to the men's …

Gay marriage 'patience' urged by Archbishop of Wales

<b>Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, its archbishop has said.</b><p>Dr Barry Morgan told the church's governing body in Llandudno that there was no single Christian viewpoint on issues such as same-sex relationships.<p>He warned of the dangers of the …

Refugees Head to Sicily in ‘Biblical Exodus’

Old dying towns are seeing new life thanks to thousands of refugees seeking asylum from Syria. With aid from the government, they’re rebuilding …

Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus

<i>UPDATE at 4:17 p.m. Friday: Saudi Arabia has confirmed 313 cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, including 92 deaths, the Ministry of Health said Friday. Of note, one of the 14 new patients caught the virus while working as a hospital receptionist.</i><p>The latest medical acronym to fear is …