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They hide inside suitcases. Under the bottom of cars. Or even
. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been paying thousands of dollars to cross the Mediterranean—for a trip that, they know, might end up in death. Yet, a thin chance at life somewhere else is better than the absence of a future at …Human Trafficking
The House gave the Senate’s much debated human trafficking bill its stamp of approval Tuesday, sending legislation that stalled in the Senate for six weeks to President Obama’s desk with little fanfare.
Overwhelmingly approved in a 420-to-3 vote, the bill — intended to increase penalties for …Human Trafficking
Mark Antony’s speech over the body of Caesar came back to my mind yesterday when I read reports of how the earthquake that has devastated Nepal has led human traffickers to increase their efforts to enslave vulnerable young women for forced labour and sexual exploitation across South Asia: …Nepal
SANTA ROSA (KRON) — A woman in Rohnert Park who was convicted of human trafficking and coercing two 11-year-old girls to participate in child …Human Trafficking
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Thailand’s military government is facing new pressure following the discovery of a mass grave in the country’s south, where dozens of bodies, …Asia
BANGKOK — The Thai authorities said Monday that they were investigating the complicity of local officials and police officers in a human trafficking network along the border with Malaysia where a mass grave has been unearthed.
The head of the national police, Gen. Somyot Poompanmoung, said that …Asia
Updated on May 7, 2015; 12:30 p.m. EST.
Hipsters may value social progress, but their coffee habits say otherwise.
That's according to the team at Made in a Free World (MIAFW), a group dedicated to raising awareness on how consumers support illegal slave operations -- often without realizing it -- …Hipsters
In Haiti, a 9-year-old girl leaves her poor village to work as a domestic worker for a family in Port-au-Prince, the island’s capital. She will not …Slavery
Anti-slavery activists say thousands of children are going missing from some of India’s remote tribal areas as human traffickers respond to a surge in demand for domestic child labour in booming urban districts.
Between 2011 and 2013, more than 10,500 children were registered as missing from the …India
A recent multi-state, multi-agency Crimes Against Children Patrol Operation resulted in the rescue of six missing or exploited children. The patrol …Internet Safety
Italian police have arrested two suspected people traffickers among the survivors of the migrant boat that capsized off the coast of Libya on Sunday, as the United Nations said it believed that at least 800 people died in the sinking – the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean.
Details have emerged about the capsize of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean on Sunday that killed more than 800.
Prosecutors in Italy say the …Mediterranean
They come from more than 20 countries, drawn to Libya as the funnel to Europe.
Eritreans want to escape repression or military service; Somalis flee Al-Shabaab and clan warfare; Syrians have given up hope of returning home. In villages in Senegal and elsewhere across West Africa, young men sell all …Europe
Kris Wade, the executive director of The Justice Project in Kansas City, still has the scar where her pimps branded her.
The former victim of human …
European leaders are struggling to find a solution to a desperate surge of Mediterranean migration that appears to have claimed more than 1,500 lives so far this year, as poverty and war drive people to risk everything on rickety, overloaded boats.
Any answer, however, will likely be a patchwork …Migration
A logjam over an anti-human trafficking bill has finally broken in the Senate. Senate negotiators reached a deal after a long impasse over language on abortion funding. The compromise clears the path to a confirmation vote for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch — a vote Republicans had delayed …Bipartisanship
WATCH ABOVE: An investigation into the working conditions of temporary foreign workers began last summer, and now charges of human trafficking have …Red Deer
OWATONNA, Minn. – Over the past three months, 20 people were arrested in an undercover operation focusing on human trafficking and sex crimes.
A cold-hearted Brooklyn man allegedly used his bogus nonprofit, called “I CARE Foundation,” to trick parents into believing he could rescue their …Kids
In a landmark election today, former military leader Muhammadu Buhari ousted incumbent Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan from the power seat. Voters rejoiced in the streets, and even the defeated Jonathan extended a call of congratulations to the first-ever candidate to beat the sitting …
News reports often suggest that human trafficking is rampant in our area. We are told that New Orleans is in the top 20 cities for human trafficking …New Orleans
• Six people were rescued by police as a result of the raids across the UK•
More than 100 officers from three different forces involved in operation•
An analysis of more than 20,000 local backpage.com ads for adult “escort” services revealed that likely instances of human trafficking peaked during …
Former Temple standout Matt Brown was arrested Tuesday and charged with human trafficking, according to multiple reports.
Per the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore area detectives responded to an advertisement using language they believed to be used by prostitutes and arranged a meeting at a Baltimore County …
The UN human rights investigator for North Korea has said he would investigate allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, mainly in China, Russia and the Middle East.
Marzuki Darusman, UN special rapporteur on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, …
A Chechen woman living in the Netherlands has taken her two young children against their father's will to join Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, …Islamic State (ISIS)
"It's very sad:" Racine County Sheriff's Office, Human Trafficking Task Force rescue girls ages 13, 16
TOWN OF YORKVILLE (WITI) — Two young girls, ages 13 and 16 have been recovered by members of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office’s Internet Crimes …Human Trafficking