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Local workshop deals with difficult topic of trafficking – Syracuse Journal-Democrat


Local workshop deals with difficult topic of trafficking
Syracuse Journal-Democrat
LOCAL IMPACT: Local workshop links southeast Nebraska's anti-trafficking efforts with a Florida based advocacy group in an effort to educate the public about the presence and threat of human trafficking while also giving information on how to identify ...

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Human trafficking victim turns in alleged abuser – WTSP 10 News

WTSP 10 NewsHuman trafficking victim turns in alleged abuserWTSP 10 NewsBradenton, Fla. -- Human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery, is a crime some victims are too ashamed to report. The numbers are staggering. According to dosomething.org ...

Two people arrested on charges of human trafficking and prostitution – WJHG-TV

WJHG-TVTwo people arrested on charges of human trafficking and prostitutionWJHG-TVPolice say the two victims were not allowed out of the house and could not contact anyone outside of the home.and more »

Lawmakers working to increase penalty for human trafficking in AL – WBRC FOX6 News – WBRC.com

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comLawmakers working to increase penalty for human trafficking in ALWBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comRight now, a bill is being drafted in Alabama legislature to bring what one representative calls the ultimate human trafficking bill in t...

Baton Rouge man convicted of human trafficking gets 40 years; judge calls actions ‘modern day slavery’ – The Advocate


The Advocate

Baton Rouge man convicted of human trafficking gets 40 years; judge calls actions 'modern day slavery'
The Advocate
State District Judge Trudy White likened the actions of a 46-year-old Baton Rouge man convicted of human trafficking to those that participated in the African slave trade before sentencing him Monday to 40 years in prison. "They were tied to you not by ...

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Human trafficking convictions bring 18-year prison sentence for … – Madison.com

Madison.comHuman trafficking convictions bring 18-year prison sentence for ...Madison.comA Madison man convicted of trafficking women and girls for prostitution between Wisconsin and other states was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison, after a&nbsp...

Libya – Human trafficking (20 November 2017) – France Diplomatie (press release)


Libya – Human trafficking (20 November 2017)
France Diplomatie (press release)
In accordance with the commitments taken at the Paris summit on August 28, France reaffirms its determination to work with its European and African partners to combat human trafficking in all its forms and to dismantle the traffickers' economic model.

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Brooklyn mall human trafficking message is a fake – Pretoria East Rekord

Pretoria East RekordBrooklyn mall human trafficking message is a fakePretoria East RekordThe mall said no video footage verifying this information was found on any of its cameras. 5 hours ago. Photo: File. A bogus message about attempted human traffick...

Prostitution sting leads PBSO to human trafficking suspect – Palm Beach Post

Palm Beach PostProstitution sting leads PBSO to human trafficking suspectPalm Beach PostA Palm Beach Shores man has become at least the 11th man to be charged with human trafficking this year in Palm Beach County, following an undercover ...and mo...

How traffickers exploit children in Haiti’s orphanages – CNN


CNN

How traffickers exploit children in Haiti's orphanages
CNN
The government's top anti-trafficking official says many orphanages are profiting off the backs of children. "They are forced into labor," says Fils-Lien Ely Thelot, president of the National Committee Against Human Trafficking. "And they're allowed to ...

Human trafficking, Illegal migration, threat to national security — Saraki – Vanguard


Independent Newspapers Limited

Human trafficking, Illegal migration, threat to national security — Saraki
Vanguard
Saraki, who spoke when NAPTIP's Director General, Julie Okah-Donli, led senior members of the agency's management team on a courtesy visit to him, said human trafficking and illegal migration activities had reached crisis proportions in the country ...
Stakeholders Blame Leadership, Economy For Human Trafficking UpsurgeIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris – New York Times


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Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris
New York Times
Since the Arab Spring uprising of 2011 ended the brutal rule of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, Libya's coast has became a hub for human trafficking and smuggling. That has fueled the illegal migration crisis that Europe has been scrambling to contain since 2014.
Libya probes into slave markets by human trafficking criminalsXinhua
Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Paris Protest Against Human Trafficking in LibyaSputnik International
AU dismayed by Libya 'slave trade'The Herald
Carbonated.tv (blog) -The Libya Observer
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Human trafficking threat to national security – Saraki – Daily Post … – Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post NigeriaHuman trafficking threat to national security - Saraki - Daily Post ...Daily Post NigeriaSenate President, Bukola Saraki, has described the rate of human trafficking and illegal migration by some Nigerians as threat to national securi...