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.

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Florida lawmaker introduces bill similar to Texas abortion law - CBS News

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Mexico reports people-smuggling surge amid jump in migration | Reuters

Government officials say many migrants pay people-smugglers to make their way on the perilous journey from Mexico's southern border with Guatemala up to the ...

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Facebook chief technology officer Schroepfer to step down - Los Angeles Times

... Journal last week that found evidence describing the company's struggles to reckon with issues including COVID-19 misinformation and human trafficking.

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The state Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit got a guilty plea and 20-year prison sentence for Jevarius Torel Wisdom for charges of human trafficking, ...

Ex-V8 Supercar, nightclub owner accused of trafficking 106kg coke - The Courier Mail

A former V8 Supercars driver and Fortitude Valley nightclub owner has been charged with trafficking 106kg of cocaine. Vanda Carsoncourt reporter. 2 min read.

Gov Abbott signs anti-smuggling bill into law in McAllen - KRGV

The effort to combat human smugglers from moving migrants throughout the state intensified Wednesday after Gov. Greg Abbott arrived in McAllen to sign an anti- ...

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean's Private Loan Disability Discharge Amendment Passes ...

The Amendment protects totally and permanently disabled individuals and their ... The Human Trafficking Coordinator Amendment would establish a Human ...

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Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, a 13-year veteran who ... to reckon with issues like Covid-19 misinformation and human trafficking.

Governor Abbott Signs Into Law Tougher Human Trafficking Bill - KURV

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Tulsa police describe child sex trafficking crisis - KJRH

— Children running away from home and being forced into sexual slavery is a problem that the Tulsa Police Department says has exploded in the...

Defendants Charged in Connection with Multi-State Racketeering Conspiracy Involving the ...

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Rep. Bos to Serve on Human Trafficking Task Force | Lake Zurich, IL Patch

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19,000 migrants amassed in Colombia near Panama border: official - France 24

Those with pending administrative or judicial processes -- refugee applications, for example, or giving testimony against human traffickers -- can be held ...

Barbara Barrett found guilty of human trafficking charge | News | heraldbanner.com

Jurors in the 354th District Court Tuesday afternoon convicted Barbara Barrett of Greenville on an indictment of trafficking of persons-continuous.

'Florida Heartbeat Act' filed: Here's what the anti-abortion bill means - Click Orlando

The bill provides exceptions for rape, incest, domestic violence, human trafficking or a condition that's threatening to the mother.

Former corrections officer caught in Genesee County sex-trafficking sting sentenced to 5 ...

Benjamin Reinhart, was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 21 by Genesee County Circuit Court Judge Brian S. Pickell to five years of probation. He will be placed...

This National Migration Week, see the humanity in those arriving at our southern border ...

... examined the circumstances facing migrants, refugees, and victims and survivors of human trafficking. The situation at the southern border is untenable.

Heritage Day: Let's remember the millions of migrants... - Daily Maverick

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Cindy McCain honored at International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference | WNWO

After welcoming attendees, Cindy McCain was awarded the Champion for Human Rights and Social Justice award. McCain, widow of Sen. John McCain, is a member...

Turkey authorities arrest human traffickers and rescue migrants - Prensa Latina

Ankara, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Turkish security forces detained three people on charges of human trafficking and rescued 230 migrants in the Aegean Sea, ...

Arrests Made in Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Operation | News | City of Boise

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Boise Police officers in partnership with Idaho State Police troopers conducted a sex trafficking demand reduction operation ...

Former Concord teacher pleads guilty to soliciting videos from minor

Harwood, 38, appeared in Merrimack Superior Court Wednesday, with his defense attorney, Elroy Sequeira, where he pleaded guilty to a charge of human trafficking ...

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.

With a commitment to victims of modern slavery.

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