Human Trafficking

Eight Emirati princesses convicted of human trafficking in Belgian court

Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel nearly 10 years ago, their lawyer said.<p>The Brussels criminal court handed the eight …

Rights & Freedoms

Belgian court finds princesses guilty of ‘human trafficking and degrading treatment’ of servants

BRUSSELS — A Belgian court has found a princess from Abu Dhabi and her seven daughters guilty of mistreating around 20 servants forced to work for …

Canadian News

Belgian court finds Arab princesses guilty of trafficking and abusing servants

A Brussels court has handed a 15-month suspended prison sentence to eight Arab princesses. The widow of an Abu Dhabi sheikh and her seven daughters …

Abu Dhabi

Ghana to lose $500 million for failing to combat human trafficking

header() --><p>Business News of Thursday, 22 June 2017<p>In Ghana, there are more than 100,000 men, women and children suffering in modern-day slavery<p>Ghana …

Rights & Freedoms

Migrant death truck 'mastermind' tight-lipped at trial (AFP)

Kecskemét (Hungary) (AFP) - The alleged kingpin of a human trafficking gang accused of killing 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria refused to …

Crime

"Advocacy tourism" fights trafficking

Bored of the beach? Done with mini breaks?<p>Time to take an "advocacy journey" and spend a blissful few days in the Caribbean fighting human …

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Clothes, soap, a toothbrush: Hamilton police make kits for rescued human trafficking victims

Const. Sara Beck to receive an international award for her work with Hamilton Police Service<p>Investigating her very first human trafficking case a few …

Former Lawrence massage parlor owner convicted of human trafficking

The former owner of a Massachusetts massage parlor where workers performed sex acts on clients has been convicted of human trafficking and …

Slavery

Men in court over deaths of 71 refugees in lorry

The bodies of 59 men, eight women and four children, including a baby girl, were discovered in a vehicle abandoned on the side of a motorway in …

Refugees

Meet the fitness tribe who are running and cycling 2,000km to aid the fight against human trafficking

On Friday 30th June, runners and cyclists are travelling from Bosnia to the UK to raise £250,000 to aid in the fight against human trafficking.

Slavery

N.H. woman found guilty of running a prostitution operation out of spa

A New Hampshire woman was convicted Monday of running a human trafficking operation out of the Day Spa for Gentlemen in Lawrence, officials said.<p>Lori …

Crime

ICE agents continue to stalk immigrants at courthouses—this time, at a human trafficking court

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Immigration

ICE Agents Are Lurking At Human Trafficking Court

The news cycle may be dominated to an absurd degree by the Russia probe, but never forget that new terrors are insinuating themselves into life every …

Immigration

Program: Fighting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery With Love

At a recent meeting I learned the story of a trafficker who told 12 female victims he loved them, but then hurt them and sold them for sex. After he …

Slavery

'They are so incredibly brainwashed': A daughter's spiral into human trafficking

Jennifer Holleman wants people in Yarmouth to know other young women are vulnerable to pimps<p>The moment Jennifer Holleman stepped up to the podium, …

Slavery

Part Two: The face of human trafficking in Halton

Read the conclusion to Jane's struggle in getting her daughter, Mary, out of the grasp of human trafficking.

Canadian News

Employees hold vigil for human trafficking survivors

Delta employee gathered in a sea of candlelight on Saturday night to #GetOnBoard and pledge support to end human trafficking. Atlanta is one of the …

Delta Airlines

Ex-judge pleads not guilty to more human trafficking charges

A former Kentucky judge has pleaded not guilty to six more charges of human trafficking.<p>The Kentucky Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2s3pY9w ) that …

Crime

Indian Ensemble's latest play throws light on cyber human trafficking, desire in the digital world

The discourse on human trafficking as modern day slavery, especially concerning child trafficking, is a pretty straightforward one.<p>Unlike voluntary …

Slavery

Part One: The face of human trafficking in Halton

Read the story of Halton resident Jane, whose daughter, Mary, was taken into the world of human trafficking two years ago. Since then, Jane has lost …

Canadian News

News24.com | Free State man allegedly drugged, raped in 'med school' ruse

The Hawks have sent their human trafficking investigators to Mpumalanga after a Free State man woke up in a hospital there with a frightening tale.

Crime

NC Senate looks to crack down on human trafficking

Proposed tougher penalties for human trafficking passed an N.C. Senate committee Tuesday.<p>Human trafficking is a form of slavery in which victims are …

Rights & Freedoms

Human trafficking victims are scared to apply for visas under Trump

By Kari Lindberg on Jun 12, 2017<p>When Enrico Jose* came to the United States eight years ago from the Philippines on a seasonal work visa, an employment agency promised him free housing, free transportation, and overtime pay. But after arriving in Tampa, Florida, he found himself paying rent to his …

Immigration

A murky, misunderstood hell: On the front lines of human trafficking in Ottawa

For Virginia, the end to her three-month nightmare came on a highway near Cornwall when she leapt from a moving car toward freedom.<p>It was September …

Canadian News

Human-trafficking cases in Ottawa have revealed shocking details

Human trafficking has traditionally been difficult to prosecute. Its victims have usually suffered extensive trauma; many have addictions. It means …

Crime

Bulgaria Charges 3 After Deadly Migrant Crash

Two Bulgarians and an Afghan were charged on Thursday, June 8, after 9 migrants died when a minibus crashed in southern Bulgaria at the weekend, …

Bulgaria

Jeff Sessions Says Social Media, Encrypted Apps Hamper War on 'Modern Slavery'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a gathering of more than 1,500 federal, state, and local law enforcement agents that he was ready to follow …

Jeff Sessions

While Trump cracks down on immigration, children flee horrors in Central America

A new report says children in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador are fleeing “rape, domestic violence, sexual servitude, and human …

Immigration

‘Switzerland has made progress in combating human trafficking’

A growing number of Swiss organisations are working to document cases of human trafficking – such as prostitution, forced begging or organ trade – …

Slavery

Introducing A Social Impact Perfume Empowering Victims of Human Trafficking & Domestic Abuse

Meet DIVONA, a new cruelty, phthalate and paraben-free social impact perfume giving back to women who have, and are, suffered human trafficking, …

Domestic Abuse