With the launch of the Trafficking In Persons Report 2021 imminent, Ireland's government will be anxiously awaiting the news of how the country has fared under international scrutiny. Yearly, the U.S. State Department assesses the performance of countries around...
 In 2018, His Royal Majesty Oba Ewuare II, Oba of the historic kingdom of Benin in southern Nigeria, issued a proclamation offering hope to victims of human trafficking. In his capacity as supreme spiritual leader, he revoked the Juju...

Juju Rituals

Written by Thursday, 20 May 2021 13:58
  Human traffickers in Nigeria have used these oaths to coerce girls and women into the sex trade in Europe, and in other parts, and used them too to keep those engaged in the trade. Some of the details of...
The Trafficking in Persons Report, sometimes simply known as the TIP Report, is a fascinating document. At first glance it is merely a governmental report. In practise it is much more. It goes far beyond the limitations of most...
  One interesting area of research is the relationship between slavery and slave. One might think that in some way the two should be one-and-the-same, that they are somehow interchangeable. What is clear from research however is how slavery is...

Beyond slavery's facade

Written by Wednesday, 08 February 2017 19:40
    The eyes, it is said, are the gateway to the soul. Yet our eyes can deceive us. When it comes to slavery (or human trafficking) nothing should ever be taken at face value. Many arguments about it are premised...
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Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft

Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft explores modern slavery, human trafficking, and their slaves, all from the perspective of present-day events in Ireland.

Happening Now

Police: Woman shoots, kills boyfriend at north Harris County apartment

"There may have been an element of human trafficking involved," Wolfford continued. Police briefly detained the woman, but prosecutors will present ...

Community Programs to Prevent Youth Violence and Human Trafficking

“These valuable community supports will help prevent at-risk youth from becoming involved in gun and gang violence or falling prey to human trafficking.

It is hellish life for Ugandan girls in Nairobi streets

Last year, KTN News aired an investigative documentary on the plight of some Karamajong girls who had been sold and trafficked to Kenya. Following ...

42 Wisconsin State Patrol cadets become officers at graduation ceremony

The courses covered traffic and criminal laws, emergency vehicle operations, firearms proficiency, communications, crisis management and lifesaving ...

UN confirms support for Libyan Interior Ministry

1 (Xinhua) -- Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the UN ... in dealing with illegal migration, human trafficking and smuggling of drugs and ...

Foundation holds dialogue on insecurity in Northeast

The workshop, held in conjunction with the UNWomen organisation, NAPTIP and Italian Government, focused on human trafficking with particular ...

Join Sam Villa and The Beyond Project to Empower Victims of Human Trafficking

Your Help Makes a Difference. Sam Villa will be donating blow dryers, flat irons and curling irons to the women. Volunteer stylists will refresh haircuts,...

HCSO: Man shot to death while wrestling over gun with girlfriend after he assaulted her

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A man was shot and killed after deputies said he ... Deputies also said they are investigating reports of human trafficking ...

From Hells Angels to SCANA, SC prosecutor starts new chapter after long legal career

... four offices across the state — and led prosecutions of some of the state's major complex federal crimes, from human trafficking to white collar...

Getting Tough, Greece Goes After NGOs Helping Refugees, Migrants

Turkey, which has repeatedly violated a 2016 swap deal with the European Union by allowing human traffickers to keep operating not only has gone ...

Morocco reiterates call on Algeria to work together to open borders without conditions

The Monarch also pointed out to the shared challenges faced by the two countries citing migration, smuggling, drugs and human trafficking. “It is the ...

Sedona Group Fights Sex Trafficking

By Tommy Acosta. sex trafficking Sedona News (August 1, 2021) Can any parent imagine the horror of their child being procured by a sex trafficking ...

Govt has a few issues to mend to curb trafficking in humans

THE resolution of only 4 per cent of the cases filed over trafficking in humans between 2013 and 2019, resulting in the conviction of 71...

EXTRA: 'Everything is not about money' — FG cautions youths seeking employment abroad

We hear cases of organ trafficking, organ sales. They kill people in the process and sell their organs — all sorts of things are going...

Woman shoots, kills man who had a history of assaulting her, deputies say

Simultaneously, authorities believe there's an element of "human trafficking" involved such as prostitution with her and possibly other women.

These digital detectives are turning their skills to a new cause: clearing the innocent

Meanwhile, in his own backyard, the brains at Magnet Forensics, a ... globally to combat terrorism, human trafficking and child sexual exploitation.

Gujarat: 8 held and 18 women detained for 'running sex racket' from spa

According to police, a raid was conducted by Anti-Human Trafficking Cell (AHTU) of Surat City Police at Marvella Complex on VIP Road in Vesu area ...

Abia working to eliminate human trafficking ― Ikpeazu

The current wave of child trafficking in the country is a source of worry to the wife of the governor of Abia State, Dr Nkechi...

8 alleged gang members charged with trafficking in Georgia

Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the attorney general's human trafficking unit found evidence that a victim was physically and ...

FG tasks youths on creativity

The director, who described human trafficking as illegal and modern day slavery, urged youths to stay in the country to support in boosting the nation's ...

Hyderabad: 83 Child Beggars Rescued After Collective Drive Conducted In City

In an attempt to curb begging and human trafficking, the Department of Women Development and Child Welfare (WCD) and Hyderabad police recently ...

Egypt Marks UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

... under the slogan "Together against Human Trafficking". The campaign aimed at defining all forms of this crime in Egypt, including forced labor, ...

Home Office challenged over 'sped-up' removal of Vietnamese nationals

Lawyers are challenging the Home Office policy of deporting people to Vietnam who could be victims of trafficking after the UK sent a second charter ...

Coronation Street star touched by six-year-old fan's reaction to her 'coming from a different country'

She's been at the centre of the Coronation Street drama after falling for ... A cruel human trafficking operation forced her to work long hours...

Beware danger at our door

Barbadians are aware of human trafficking however, even more has to be done to raise their levels of awareness. President of Soroptimist ...

Why are so many migrants coming to one of Europe's smallest countries? Blame Belarus, officials...

In June, Lukashenko threatened to allow human traffickers and drug smugglers to stream into Europe. E.U. officials say they have evidence that his ...

Opinion: A solution from Congress for Dreamers would help law enforcement in Iowa and beyond

Prosecutors reported that crimes like domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking are harder to investigate and prosecute. It is time for ...

If forced marriage was considered human trafficking, trafficking cases would soar: Justice Center

The Executive Director of the Justice Center for Legal Aid, Hadeel Abdel Aziz, said Sunday that human trafficking cases that reach the judiciary are ...

Editorial: Empower survivors of online trafficking

These are examples of the twisted notions and values used by parents, relatives and neighbors preying on children to justify online child sexual ...

Best trial lawyers prepare, get to the point, put clients first | Ask Judge Smith

Recently, I did a judicial interview with Trial Advocate Quarterly. ... Think death, dismemberment, human trafficking, or the removal of children from the ...

Madhya Pradesh high court rejects bail plea of key accused in honeytrap case

In its order the court said that case is related to human trafficking and is also a case which has tarnished the image of women....

Watch Now: Tri-Cities Airport participates in Red Sand Project

... million individuals live in slavery, whether in forced marriages, forced labor, ... If you are or suspect a victim of human trafficking, call the...

Tuum Technologies, Mission 89, and Elastos Join Hands to Eradicate Sports-Related Child ...

Although sexual exploitation in relation to human trafficking is extremely concerning, it tends to take up discussion space for child trafficking in sports.

FBI task force targets child sex crimes in Northwest Arkansas, River Valley

"We were seeing a high number of kids ending up in sex trafficking," Despain said. But early success brought some additional problems as the people ...

PHOTOS: Bikers ride against human trafficking

Raffles, food and music finished the day, all to raise funds and awareness for Safe Harbor, a human trafficking service provider at the Victims ...

Career against Trafficking

By Ranjan K Baruah. One of the crimes against humanity is the human trafficking. The global report and data says that in 2018 about 50,000...

Raising The Bar In The War Against Illicit Trafficking In Persons

Every year, dozens of men, women and children fall into the hands of illicit traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Victims are exploited in ...

National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, Msheireb Museums sign MoU

The agreement underlines the commitment of the Ministry and Msheireb Properties to enhance awareness of human trafficking, a scrouge that impacts ...

'It's time for her to be home': Glendale mom seeking answers almost 2 years after...

... and dozens of parents together at Dream City Church on Saturday to talk about social media, human trafficking, autism, and how to keep kids...

Raves, musicals and a time-travelling diner: 20 must-listen indie podcast gems

Plus some great stories, including that of rave DJ Flux, who led a double life as a drug trafficker. One for the cultural historian; there's...

About David Lohan

David Lohan is an author and researcher on modern slavery, a phenomenon otherwise known as human trafficking. He first encountered the issue of modern slavery during his work with an organization providing outreach to refugees and asylum seekers. His first book on the subject, a co-authored work, explored the role played by African witchcraft in present-day slavery. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and several post-graduate qualifications. His Master of Art (Politics) research explored policy approaches aimed at combating slavery. He is presently working on his second book on modern slavery.

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