Human Trafficking

Malawi: Zambian Man Handed 21-Year Jail Term for Human Trafficking

(File photo).<p>Mchinji — Mchinji second grade magistrate on Thursday sentenced a Zambian national Gift Zulu (26) to 21 years imprisonment with hard …

Africa

State gets $1.4 million fed grant to help combat human trafficking

A $1.4 million grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, has been awarded to the state Department of Human Services to combat human …

Slavery

eNCA | Woman arrested for alleged role in human trafficking, child pornography

Police have arrested a woman believed to be part of a human trafficking and child pornography syndicate.

Crime

Tampa Bay News Of The Week: Unsolved Shooting Deaths; Operation Nailed; Human Trafficking; Explosives Found

Top posts from the week on Tampa Bay Patches, including the 3 unsolved homicides in a Seminole Heights neighborhood.

Crime

Victim Specialists Are on the Front Lines in Battle Against Human Trafficking

The FBI's massive, multi-state operation rescuing 84 children and capturing 120 human trafficking suspects this week employed a key weapon: the victim specialists who help survivors bridge the gulf from captivity to freedom.<p>Once the guns are holstered and the suspects are handcuffed, specialists …

Christopher Wray

Three Massachusetts men charged in FBI human trafficking investigation

Three Boston-area men are in custody after a joint operation between local police and the FBI uncovered two alleged sex trafficking operations, …

Crime

3-month-old and 5-year-old girls rescued in sex trafficking crackdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year's FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said.<p>The alleged trafficker, a friend of the children's family, made a deal to sell them for sex for $600, the …

Crime

Opinion: Teaching kids to protect themselves from human trafficking

There are signs of human trafficking all around us. But, like most of us, if you don’t know what to look for you probably miss them.<p>The same is true …

Rights & Freedoms

84 children freed, 120 human trafficking suspects arrested in national crackdown

Human trafficking happening all over South Carolina, including the Upstate

Slavery

Offshore oil revenue, public defender funding and human trafficking: Louisiana politics today (Oct. 19) | NOLA.com

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News (U.S.)

Trio face human trafficking charges

NewsOct 19, 2017 by Richard Hutton Niagara This Week - Niagara Falls<p>NIAGARA FALLS — Signs of suspicious activity involving a man and a young female …

Canadian News

185 years later, inquiry finds slavery untracked in NSW

One hundred and eighty five years since it was legally abolished in the Commonwealth, NSW is falling behind the rest of the world in acting to curb …

Slavery

84 Children Rescued, 120 Human Traffickers Arrested Across U.S., FBI Says

The FBI rescued 84 children from the grips of a multistate human trafficking ring and arrested 120 traffickers on Wednesday, the agency said in a statement.<p>Operation Cross Country XI focused the attention of law enforcement agencies on a single goal: taking out "pimps" who run human trafficking …

Crime

At least 1,300 Dutch girls per year trafficked, exploited

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - At least 1,320 underage Dutch girls between the ages of 12 and 17 fall victim to sexual exploitation in the Netherlands each year, a report on human trafficking published on Wednesday showed.<p>That group makes up nearly half of female trafficking victims in the Dutch sex …

World News

Nationwide Human Trafficking Stings Ensnare Multiple Cops—84 Kids as Young as 3 Months Freed

Nationwide human trafficking busts captured cops and high-level military, and more than 80 children were rescued, one of whom was only 3-months old.

Slavery

84 kids rescued from human trafficking, one was 3-months-old

SOUTH CAROLINA (WCBD) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, rescued 84 children are …

Crime

Prosecuting Human Trafficking In Florida

In part two of our series on the local fight against human trafficking, Dave Dunwoody looks at getting such cases into the legal system.<p>In 2013, the …

Rights & Freedoms

‘How do I know she’s being forced?’: New exhibit reveals the dark underbelly of human trafficking

Where does human trafficking take place? In Russia, China, Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo and… all over the United States. Labor …

Washington D.C.

Ontario police services join forces in human trafficking investigation, charges laid

Police offered immediate assistance to about 200 people in exploitative situations<p>Ontario police services joined forces in a week-long human …

Human-trafficking in Windsor: police reach out to sex workers

When 11 of 13 sex workers accept help from police in just four days, you know there’s an issue.“It says there is a lot of need in our community,” …

Slavery

Two Canadians charged with human trafficking of underage girls

Two Canadian men were charged with trafficking minors following an investigation by the Niagara Regional Police Service into two underage girls …

Buffalo

Anti-Slavery Day - police in North East reveal how they are tackling the crime

The plight of victims of modern-day slavery and human trafficking is being highlighted in a national event on Wednesday.<p>Called Anti-Slavery Day, it …

Slavery

Exposing human trafficking racket through documentary photography

It is not a surprise that Pakistan is a source and passage for men, women and children subjected to trafficking for forced labour and prostitution. …

Police defend human trafficking sting operation

Operation Northern Spotlight is a nationwide investigation that interviews sex workers<p>Police say they are listening to critics who believe an …

Crime

Editorial: Updating wiretap law

For years lawmakers have passed up the opportunity to update the state’s 50-year-old wiretap law, thus making it needlessly difficult for prosecutors …

Boston

Anti-human trafficking march shines a spotlight on ‘rife’ problem in city

Global anti-human trafficking organisation A21 embarked on a walk for freedom to raise awareness this past weekend.<p>Ambassadors, residents and …

Rights & Freedoms

Protest against human trafficking

“While I was walking it was easy to reflect and imagine how it must feel to be in a foreign country, drug dependent and with no relatives,” she …

News (South Africa)

ICE Now Calling Aiding Unaccompanied Minors 'Human Trafficking' To Bypass Sanctuary City Laws

In the name of fighting sex trafficking, legislators are willing to make the internet mostly worthless. Punching a hole in Section 230 protections …

Immigration

NC teen rescued during human trafficking sting in Tenn.

Updated: Oct 14, 2017 - 6:22 AM<p><b>KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE</b> - A 16-year-old from North Carolina who had been missing for more than two months was found …

Crime

Macomb sex trafficking case spotlights issue

Activists say woman’s captivity underscores need to bolster efforts to restrict practice, ID victims

Slavery