Escape from Juju OathsThursday, 20 May 2021 14:56
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 RitualsThursday, 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...
What does it mean to be a slave?Friday, 17 February 2017 12:26
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 facadeWednesday, 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...
Witchcraft in the modern slave tradeMonday, 06 February 2017 21:23
The word witchcraft conjures an assortment of images. Most, if not all of them, are ones associated with an understanding of witchcraft as it applies to Europe or to the West. Mention Voodoo or Juju however and now a...
BI foils human trafficking attempt at Clark airport
Two women suspected to be trafficking victims were intercepted by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga, the bureau revealed...
PA Senators Team Up to Shield Sexually Exploited Children, Human Trafficking Victims from Traumatizing Third...
Continuing efforts to combat human trafficking throughout the Commonwealth, PA Senators Cris Dush (R-25), Maria Collett (D-12) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) have officially introduced legislation...
What to watch for: Signs of human trafficking could be right in front of you
It’s a prevalent but often misunderstood problem. This is what experts want you to know.
Man sentenced to 45 years for human trafficking operation
Longmont and Boulder County agencies contributed to the collaborative effort that led to an indictment and guilty plea.
Woman gets 18-year prison sentence after human trafficking conviction in DeKalb
A College Park woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to trafficking a 16-year-old girl for sex in DeKalb County,...
Motel Manager Pleads Guilty to Coercing Labor and Sex Acts by Female
A hotel manager in Georgia pleaded guilty today to trafficking with respect to peonage, slavery, involuntary servitude or forced labor.
Hammonds Plains man headed to trial on human trafficking charges
HALIFAX, N.S. — A Hammonds Plains man will stand trial in Nova Scotia Supreme Court just over a year from now on six charges, including...
Couple Charged With Human Trafficking in Missoula
Missoula County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a 911 call at the Soul Massage business located at 5000 Highway 93 South.
The big, booming business of child-bride trafficking in Gujarat
Child-bride trafficking in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district
Woman arrested twice for trafficking teen girls convicted of trafficking 16-year-old DeKalb girl
She, and other defendants, still face charges for trafficking an even younger victim in Fulton County.
Judge orders continued probation for teen sex trafficking victim who killed alleged abuser
The now-18-year-old had faced a 20-year prison sentence for the 2020 fatal stabbing.
County and Non-Profit Partnership Prevents Human Trafficking in Michigan
As the seventh ranked state in the country for human trafficking, Michigan counties are finding unique ways to forge partnerships with non-government stakeholders to combat...
Drug Cartels Trafficking Migrants to CA for 'Modern Day Slavery' on Black Market Marijuana Farms
Drug cartels are trafficking migrants to northern California and then forcing them to work on illegal marijuana farms. A
Law enforcement warns of sex trafficking ahead of summer
Summer events can be central point for traffickers.
Livingston County man charged with human trafficking, more after FBI tip & year-long investigation
A Livingston County man is facing multiple charges, including human trafficking, after he exploited a woman online and held her captive for over five years...
Teen sex trafficking victim avoids prison time again after killing alleged abuser
FILE - Pieper Lewis appears in Polk County court, Wednesday, May 31, 2023 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)
EU to oblige firms to cut forced labor, pollution
Lawmakers endorse draft on ‘due diligence for companies to stop negative human rights, environmental impact - Anadolu Ajansı
Modern slavery persists in tech supply chains, report finds
Electronics and solar panel components remain at high risk for forced labor.
Unveiling IAAM: Charleston's Museum of African American Heritage
On the edge of Charleston Harbor, the new International African American Museum aims to reshape American history—and Charleston’s.
In the fight against online sex trafficking, legal adult businesses are losing out
In an industry with a history of exploitation, access to banking can help workers build a life. But banks and digital payment platforms are shutting...
BI intercepts Laos-bound human trafficking victims
TWO women victims of a human trafficking scheme, wherein they were instructed to pose as seafarers but were bound to work as call center agents...
Gardaí and Interpol take part in operation targeting human trafficking
A number of premises were inspected as part of a multi-agency approach in Monaghan, Louth and Dublin.
Carr Announces New Human Trafficking Conviction in DeKalb, Defendant Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Jahaundria Seabron, 27, of College Park, has pleaded guilty to trafficking a 16-year-old female in...
Global Swoop Nets More Than 200 Suspected Traffickers
A huge operation targeting human traffickers across 44 countries has netted 212 suspects and identified almost 1,500 victims, many of them children, EU policing agency...
Australia's Modern Slavery Act - legislative shackles to be broken?
Australia's Modern Slavery Act 2018 created a regime requiring large companies to report annually on what they have done to assess and address modern slavery...