Author Archive

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human Trafficking Awareness Day is February 22 – Ingersoll Times

Ingersoll TimesLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human Trafficking Awareness Day is February 22Ingersoll TimesHuman Trafficking Awareness Day is February 22. What does it have to do with Oxford County? #rightthing. When you hear about human trafficking do you thin...

Two Villages forum takes closer look at human trafficking – Fremont News Messenger


Fremont News Messenger

Two Villages forum takes closer look at human trafficking
Fremont News Messenger
WOODVILLE - Human trafficking is a crime that's hit home in communities throughout Ottawa and Sandusky counties, as evidenced by recent arrests in Gibsonburg and multiple ongoing investigations in Ottawa County. Residents from both counties will come ...

Bill to allow human trafficking victims to sue hotels moves ahead in Florida House – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelBill to allow human trafficking victims to sue hotels moves ahead in Florida HouseOrlando SentinelBills heading to the Florida legislature would allow human trafficking victims to sue hotel owners and staff as facilitators for human tra...

Human trafficking topic of town hall meeting in Elmore on Sunday – Sentinel-Tribune

Human trafficking topic of town hall meeting in Elmore on SundaySentinel-TribuneShare. Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 9:28 am. Human trafficking topic of town hall meeting in Elmore on Sunday. ELMORE -- Human trafficking is a form of modern day s...

NuSAMS co-hosts discussion about human trafficking – Daily Nebraskan

Daily NebraskanNuSAMS co-hosts discussion about human traffickingDaily NebraskanThe Nebraska University Students Against Modern-day Slavery co-hosted a discussion about human trafficking with Lincoln Police Department Officer Sarah Williams in the Soci...

Bill To Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws Clears Committee – Northeast Indiana Public Radio


Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Bill To Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws Clears Committee
Northeast Indiana Public Radio
Sally Siegrist (R-West Lafayette) says that can be difficult to prove. “They bring them in illegally and they say to them, 'Oh you can leave,'" Siegrist says. "That's why we took the force element out because they say, 'You are free to leave. You have ...

Human-trafficking gang ‘that smuggled prostitutes to Europe made women eat raw chicken during horrific voodoo … – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Human-trafficking gang 'that smuggled prostitutes to Europe made women eat raw chicken during horrific voodoo ...
Mirror.co.uk
Four prostitutes are said to have been rescued as part of the operation, which also involved European crime-fighting agency Europol and Nigeria's National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). A spokesman for Spain's National ...

and more »

Combatting human trafficking by “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”: progress in legislation and practices … – Council of Europe (press release)


Council of Europe (press release)

Combatting human trafficking by “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”: progress in legislation and practices ...
Council of Europe (press release)
In its new report, the Council of Europe's anti-trafficking expert group (GRETA) welcomes positive developments in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and calls on the authorities to do more to lower human trafficking risks for children and ...

A Step Towards the Light: Ending Human Trafficking – Inter Press Service


Inter Press Service

A Step Towards the Light: Ending Human Trafficking
Inter Press Service
“We are really just starting to see the beginning of what could be done with this type of information in the future,” Data Management and Research Specialist Harry Cook told IPS. “Data can be really useful to build the evidence base for policy making ...

and more »

Honors College Convocation uses crisis of human trafficking to emphasize importance of empathy – Daily Mississippian


Daily Mississippian

Honors College Convocation uses crisis of human trafficking to emphasize importance of empathy
Daily Mississippian
Last night's Honors College Convocation highlighted the lesser-publicized global crisis of human trafficking and the importance of empathy in addressing the issue. The Ole Miss community welcomed Katie Ford, former CEO of Ford Models and current ...

Massage parlor owner arrested again on human trafficking charge – Waco Tribune-Herald


Waco Tribune-Herald

Massage parlor owner arrested again on human trafficking charge
Waco Tribune-Herald
The operator of two massage parlors that were raided late last year after alleged human trafficking offenses was arrested Tuesday at another massage parlor of hers, an arrest affidavit states. McLennan County Sheriff's Office investigators learned ...

Most Wanted: Lance Charles Jackson, Human trafficking – Modesto Bee

Modesto BeeMost Wanted: Lance Charles Jackson, Human traffickingModesto BeeTHE CASE: Jackson is wanted by Modesto police on suspicion of human trafficking, pimping, inflicting corporal injury on a spouse, permitting a child to suffer, assault likely to...

News 12 Investigates | Human trafficking in Augusta – WRDW-TV


WRDW-TV

News 12 Investigates | Human trafficking in Augusta
WRDW-TV
"That's the first time I heard of human trafficking," she said. It was also the first time she'd met advocates for trafficking victims. "And I bawled my eyes out, and they told us that God sent us here to tell you that he loves you." Joy moved in with ...

and more »

SC attorney general talks human trafficking, opioid epidemic at Aiken luncheon – Aiken Standard


Aiken Standard

SC attorney general talks human trafficking, opioid epidemic at Aiken luncheon
Aiken Standard
Wilson said when he was elected, he did not realize human trafficking was such a major issue. "To me, it was something that happened in a Liam Neeson movie, if you've ever seen that movie 'Taken,'" Wilson said. "Great movie, I highly recommend all ...
South Carolina Attorney General talks opioid crisis, human sex trafficking and false emails circulating through ...WJBF-TV

all 2 news articles »

Personal Story of Human Trafficking And New Laws of Protection – 13abc Action News

13abc Action NewsPersonal Story of Human Trafficking And New Laws of Protection13abc Action NewsSenator Sherrod Brown is introducing bipartisan legislation to protect the rights of those exploited by coercive trafficking. The PROTECT Act specifically a...

JCF partners with key groups to tackle human trafficking – Jamaica Observer


Jamaica Observer

JCF partners with key groups to tackle human trafficking
Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) partnered with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Fi-Wi Jamaica Project and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to launch a three-day Prosecutors ...

Author spreads awareness of human trafficking – Beauregard Daily News

Beauregard Daily NewsAuthor spreads awareness of human traffickingBeauregard Daily NewsAn author who writes about human trafficking was the guest speaker at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting on Monday at the Public Library in DeRid...