Human Trafficking

8 women, 3 men arrested in Lewisville prostitution sting | Lewisville

Eleven people were arrested in connection with prostitution in Lewisville on Thursday and Friday after authorities were searching for victims of …

Crime

What will the Pope tell President Trump?

<b>(CNN) —</b> After meeting with Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia and visiting sacred sites in Jerusalem, President Donald Trump's tour of world religions will conclude Wednesday at the Vatican, the Catholic Church's holy headquarters.<p>There, at the Apostolic Palace, Trump is scheduled to meet Pope Francis …

Christianity

4 injured in separate assaults in Oakland

OAKLAND (KRON)–Three people were injured in separate assaults on Saturday and another in an assault early Sunday morning in Oakland, police said …

Crime

China, Vietnam fight human-trafficking

China and Vietnam will expand intelligence sharing and case investigations in the fight against rampant cross-border trafficking of women, a senior …

China

Alaskans walk barefoot through Anchorage to raise awareness about human trafficking

Breanna Rutledge stood barefoot in downtown Anchorage on Saturday afternoon, joining her husband, young daughter and roughly 300 others who walked a …

Slavery

Teenage girl linked to Springs human trafficking syndicate

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with an alleged human trafficking syndicate operating in Springs‚ police said on Sunday.

Crime

One thing Trump and the Pope have in common

PALM BEACH, Fla.<p>So the pope, the president, a Muslim and a Jew walk into a bar . . .<p>Surely, I’m not the only one to tighten the frame around President Trump’s wildly ironic and ambitious foreign odyssey to promote “tolerance.” Which, let’s face it, would seem to be the joke. The most candidly …

Opinion

Ivanka Trump to take part in presidential trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will travel with the president to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Italy on his upcoming foreign trip, a White House official said.<p>A senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump will be present for six days of the nine-day trip, which begins Friday, the official …

Donald Trump

Dumanis and preferred successor Stephan met 10 times last year with county supervisors, who will now pick interim DA

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and her preferred successor, Summer Stephan, had 10 separate meetings with individual members of the county Board of …

San Diego

How to spot the signs of human trafficking

The rescue of a 17-year-old West African girl allegedly brought to Australia and sexually exploited has again drawn attention to human trafficking in …

Slavery

Ivanka Trump Adds ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ to Her To-do List

On Wednesday, while her dad traveled to Connecticut to give a self-pitying speech to new Coast Guard Academy graduates, Ivanka Trump remained at the …

Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump leads meeting at White House in father's absence

Ivanka Trump led a roundtable about human trafficking with members of Congress at the White House, while her father Donald Trump delivered a …

Donald Trump

The number of migrant and refugee children traveling alone has gone up five times since 2010

Since the European Union signed an agreement with Turkey to limit the flow of refugees coming into Greece in March of 2016, the number of arrivals has decreased dramatically. In 2015, over a million people crossed into Europe. In 2016, that number was down to about 350,000, almost half of whom …

Refugees

Dozens of MS-13 gang members nabbed in 50 Los Angeles raids

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> It is 4:00 a.m., and a dozen ATF agents have poured out of an armored vehicle, preparing to break open the front and back doors of an inconspicuous store just outside downtown Los Angeles.<p>They suspect that storefront is a hub for the notorious MS-13 street gang.<p>Rifle-wielding …

Crime

Slavery and human trafficking aided by 'porous borders'

<b>People trafficking into Wales is being made easier by its "porous" borders, the country's slavery chief has warned.</b><p>Stephen Chapman raised concerns about the number of entry points with no checks.<p>He spoke out ahead of a week of action by Welsh forces after those at risk of human trafficking and …

Slavery

To fight modern slavery, human rights must come first

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s vision for an “America First” U.S. foreign policy implies a clear distinction between national security and …

Rights & Freedoms

Bill Would Dismiss Charges for Human Trafficking Victims

By CHRIS EHRMANN, Associated Press<p>LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Human trafficking victims forced or coerced into prostitution could get certain criminal …

Crime

Boots, shoes and more for men, women and kids

The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) requires large companies doing business in California to disclose information …

Emirati princesses tried in Belgium on human trafficking charges

Eight Emirati princesses are on trial in the Belgian capital in a slavery case dating back to 2008.<p>Sheikha Hamda al-Nahyan and her seven daughters are being tried in absentia on allegations of trafficking and abusing servants over an eight-month period in Brussels.<p>An Indian butler is also on …

United Arab Emirates

Former Trump Campaign Official Arraigned on Rape and Human Trafficking

Timothy Nolan, the ex-chair of Donald Trump’s campaign in Campbell County, Kentucky, was arraigned on an 11-count indictment on Wednesday. The …

Crime

BBC Drama About Muslim Rape Gang Neglects to Mention Islam

Not only has the Islamophilic BBC managed to make a drama about girls trafficked by Muslim rape gangs without mentioning Islam in press releases or …

TV

Man charged with human trafficking after alleged sexual assault of teen

The alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl at an Ottawa hotel has led to human trafficking charges against a 20-year-old man.

Crime

Bound at the Ovalhouse

Fusing dance and music, monologues and dialogues, <i>Bound</i> speaks of dreams crushed by cruelty and of de-humanising circumstances that all too often are …

Eight Arab princesses go on trial in Belgium | News | DW.COM | 11.05.2017

The women - all from the United Arab Emirates - have been accused of bringing their servants to Europe without a work visa and then holding them in …

Slavery

Detroit police raid wrong house leaving family shaken

- A woman escapes a human trafficking ring and leads police to a house in southwest Detroit where she says others are in danger the problem is - it …

Crime

Polish tourist's death in Egypt 'may be linked to trafficking'

<b>Officials in Poland say a Polish tourist who died in an Egyptian resort last month may have been a victim of human trafficking and organised crime.</b><p>The Polish tourist, named in media reports as Magdalena Zuk, travelled alone to the Red Sea resort of Marsa Alam at the end of April.<p>Days later, she …

Egypt

What happens when people fall victim to human trafficking?

BBC Scotland goes undercover to expose human trafficking gangs and organ trading.<p>Investigative journalist Sam Poling went undercover to highlight the ruthless tactics used in the supply chain.<p>She travelled across Eastern Europe to track down victims sold for sex.

Slavery

A Vacation With a Purpose: Fighting Trafficking in Thailand

We sat around a long wooden table that took up most of a thatched-roof bungalow nestled in the hills of Chiang Rai province in Thailand. Barefoot, a dog curled at my feet, I stared at a large computer screen, engrossed in P’moo’s video presentation. She spoke passionately, gesticulating with her …

Thailand

Why Pingtan Marine Enterprise Stock Just Crashed 28%

Fraud, poaching, and human trafficking? Oh, my!<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of Chinese fishing company <b>Pingtan Marine Enterprise</b> (NASDAQ:PME) collapsed on …

Stocks

Women's groups, strip club owners join forces to change stripper age bill

Covenant House Executive Director James Kelly came to the Capitol in Baton Rouge with a plan on Tuesday (May 9).<p>As the head of a nonprofit that's the …

Women's News