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

Number of children crossing Darien Gap hits record high - The Washington Post

“Deep in the jungle, robbery, rape and human trafficking are as dangerous as wild animals, insects and a lack of clean water,” Gough said.

Op-Ed: Here is how International Cooperation can Make Migration Safer - World | ReliefWeb

The EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration is aimed ... higher risks have translated into higher fees charged by human smugglers.

Border Patrol: Cartels cash in on billion-dollar human smuggling business | BorderReport

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — It's a billion dollar industry that rivals the profitability of trafficking illegal drugs. It's human smuggling, and it's happening ...

Bos to serve on Human Trafficking Task Force - Daily Herald

Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich) was recently selected by Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to serve on the Human Trafficking Task ...

TN guard sergeant on leave after arrest in undercover sex crime sting - The Tennessean

A Tennessee National Guard chief master sergeant was arrested in what authorities called an undercover sex trafficking operation in Nashville.

Girard man facing prostitution charge following human trafficking task force investigation | WYTV

... A Girard man is facing charges, including compelling prostitution, following an investigation by the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force.

Reform anti-trafficking Act | The Daily Star

Owners of different recruiting agencies have urged the government to reform the Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking Act-2012 to end "harassment" ...

International Coalition Petitions Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Investigate ...

Hearings have also dealt with solitary confinement, juvenile justice, national security, Indigenous rights, racial discrimination, human trafficking, ...

Samaritan Village hosting virtual educational fundraiser on human trafficking - WFTV

— Samaritan Village is offering a presentation fundraiser this week to educate the community on human trafficking and how the organization offers help and ...

Four people charged with trafficking after girl asks for help in West Memphis Walmart parking...

A 17-year-old girl asked for help at an Arkansas Walmart, leading to the arrests of four people who have now been indicted with human trafficking...

Defendants get lengthy sentences in first Human Trafficking Unit trial - Yahoo

The case included two counts each of trafficking of persons for sexual servitude. A Cobb County jury had returned the verdict on Sept. 24 in...

DOJ Announces National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team | Ballard Spahr LLP - JDSupra

On October 6, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the creation of a ... to launder serious crimes such as drug trafficking and human trafficking.

New video bolsters claims Maradona flew 16-year-old girl out of Cuba and kept her 'locked...

The intimate videos surfaced amid a human trafficking case against the late Maradona's associates which has cast a shadow over the legacy of the football...

The moral vacuum that hoovers up credibility in football's Ivory Towers - Independent.ie

... extreme suppression of religions other than Islam and a despicable track record in human trafficking for labour and of women for commercial sexual ...

15 Men Charged in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation - WGNS Radio

Metro Nashville Police report that a two-day undercover operation on Wednesday & Thursday by Human Trafficking detectives, with the assistance of the TBI ...

2 men arrested in Brookhaven charged with human trafficking - WLBT

(WLBT) - Two men were arrested and charged with human trafficking on Thursday, October 7. Captain Clint Earls with the Brookhaven Police Department said ...

4th Annual Run For Their Freedom 5K/1 Mile Walk Set For Oct. 16 In Cleveland...

This name change has been done in order to better represent the victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking of both gender camps.

Facebook whistleblower to be invited to EU Parliament - POLITICO Europe

... by the Wall Street Journal, which suggest that Facebook knowingly pushed products that allowed human trafficking and hurt children's self-esteem.

GRETA publishes its second report on Kosovo* - News - Council of Europe

The number of prosecutions for human trafficking has declined during the period covered by the report, and sanctions imposed by courts have been below the ...

McLennan County Sheriff's Office: 15 arrested during human trafficking investigation - KXXV

MCLENNAN COUNTY — McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara says 15 people were arrested in three days for attempting to buy sex.

Delhi High Court adjourns compensation plea of human trafficking victim after DSLSA ... - India...

The petition was filed by a young woman from Meghalaya, aged about 20 years, who was lured and trafficked to Delhi by some persons on...

Mitarachi: Greece Attacked by Industry of Human Traffickers - The National Herald

ATHENS -- "Our country has come under an orchestrated attack from the industry of human-trafficking rings that smuggle migrants.

Lithuania Receives €29.6 Million From EU Commission in Support of Migration Management

In addition, according to the Commission, the funding aims to strengthen the response teams for detecting potential victims of human trafficking and for ...

Events planned this week to raise awareness of human trafficking | Local News | heraldbanner.com

Multiple criminal cases involving alleged hunan trafficking have been filed and are pending in the Hunt County court system.

Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa awards grants and will host Impact for Women Summit ...

She's a tremendous advocate for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, and that's exactly what happened to her.

The Pandora Papers — A Test for Authorities Worldwide

In turn, it would protect Americans from inflated real estate prices, job loss, human trafficking, and influence peddling,” the lawmakers said.

'They did nothing': When people of color go missing in Massachusetts, who looks for them...

Some of the kids were victims of human trafficking.” Mathew Borges found guilty. Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino.

Anti-Trafficking Warrior - News

While working for U.S. Naval Intelligence, Brad Dennis 32 years ago began volunteering with local law enforcement search and rescue efforts for missing kids ...

Official says journalist's Nobel Prize not a slap on Duterte | World | ivpressonline.com

However, it rejected criticisms that it was a slap on Duterte's ... who was linked to a murder, drug dealing, human trafficking and smuggling in...

R. Kelly conviction highlights new report on human trafficking in U.S., Georgia - Flipboard

The conviction of disgraced singer R. Kelly on all counts of abuse, including forced labor, underscores a groundbreaking new report on human …

The Modern Slavery (Amendments) Bill June 2021 - Corporate/Commercial Law - UK - Mondaq

The Act requires any business in the UK with a turnover of £36million or above to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement for each...

Banker opens flower and gift store in Hampden after years of arranging bouquets as a...

One exception is some jewelry she sells that comes from the Starfish Project, which cares for women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia.

PM Modi to attend G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on Afghanistan tomorrow - India Today

"Developments in Afghanistan could lead to an uncontrolled flow of drugs, illegal weapons and human trafficking," PM Narendra Modi had warned.

As marijuana laws and attitudes swiftly change, Oakland prosecutor drops major pot case

Barnes' lawyers have battled from Oakland County Circuit Court to the state Court of ... "We charge crimes for both drug trafficking and human trafficking, ...

Camera rolls for government-granted film 'Jalrang' - The Business Standard

The shooting for Apurbo Rana directorial film "Jalrang", which will chronicle the anguish of human trafficking, started on Saturday.

'Doctor' duo Sivakarthikeyan and Nelson to team up again | Tamil Movie News - Times...

Sivakarthikeyan has played the role of a doctor in 'Doctor', which deals with human organ trafficking. Director Nelson Dhilipkumar has handled the film in ...

Ziddi Dil Maane Na spoiler alert: Monami gets to know about organ trafficking in the...

Meanwhile, at the hospital, Monami comes across the scam running in the hospital of organ trafficking and reaches out to Karan for help.

I-Team: Report points to few prosecutions for sex trafficking in Nevada - KLAS-TV

Alyssa Wheeler is an Attorney at the Human Trafficking Institute, ... not a lot of sex trafficking happening and the same for forced labor,” Wheeler...

I-TEAM: 'There were no convictions at all,' Federal laws help combat human trafficking isn't ...

“Definitely a low number of prosecutions does not by any means mean that there is not a lot of sex trafficking happening and the same...

United States: Supreme Court Rejects Human Rights Lawsuit Against U.S. Corporations, But ...

Longstanding concerns over the use of forced child labor and trafficking in West African cocoa production have heightened in recent years.

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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