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...

What is human trafficking?

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  What is human trafficking? With so many mentions in the media nowadays one would think the meaning of the human trafficking should be clear. This is not the case however. The term is often used even when it is...
It is seldom that those who are enslaved encounter much by way of good luck. This is not always the case however. Since about the year 2000 immense work has been done to further the plight of the world’s...
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Guo may be slapped with human trafficking charges

Alice Guo, the suspended mayor of Bamban town in Tarlac, may face human trafficking charges this week, a PAOCC official said.

How police rescued a woman from a ritual killing amid massive Mexican trafficking network

The kidnapper's murder tools were ready. Tarp, knife, candles and statute honoring the patron saint of death. Georgia police rushed to intervene.

Man charged in human trafficking, prostitution case in Madison Heights

A Detroit man is charged with human trafficking, sexual assault, torture, and prostituting at least two women in Madison Heights.

Moody pushes Florida to be more aggressive with feds over human trafficking

Attorney General Ashley Moody recently announced the bust of a trafficking ring in the Tampa Bay area and the rescue of 10 victims. She blames...

Prison Labor in Texas is Modern-Day Slavery

Working without pay in Texas prisons is a loophole in the 13th Amendment that the state takes full advantage of.

ISS ESG debuts modern slavery solution for investors

ISS ESG has launched its enhanced Modern Slavery solution, a  development in investor tools for monitoring and reporting portfolio risks.

Empower Yourself: Recognizing The Secret Signal Of Trafficking Victims

The hand signal is pretty simple, and many wouldn't give the signal a second glance if they didn't know what it meant.

Migrants, Piantedosi: "We will hit human traffickers"

Migrants, Piantedosi: "We will hit human traffickers" Read all the latest news in real time on Agenzia Nova

Monday briefing: The cocaine trade is booming – and with it violence, trafficking and smuggling

In today’s newsletter: a new Guardian series exposes the devastating human and environmental cost of cocaine production

Marsha Blackburn, Amy Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Create National Human Trafficking Database - Clarksville Online...

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced the National Human Trafficking Database Act, which

Nine Arrested In Human Trafficking Mission

Portland Police conducted a human trafficking mission on SE 82nd Avenue and arrested nine men.

Nessel discusses human trafficking in region

MANISTIQUE — On Friday, Dana Nessel, Michigan attorney general, partnered with The Upper Peninsula Human Trafficking Task Force for a roundtable discussion. The event took...

Cops rescue 17 Indonesian women trafficking victims

KUALA LUMPUR: Police rescued 17 Indonesian women who were suspected to be victims of human trafficking in a raid on a maid service company’s dormitory...

Prostitution: Righting a Wrong at the UN

Prostitution: Righting a Wrong at the UN - PassBlue

Florida launched Human Trafficking Strike Team to crack down on border-related crime

“Human trafficking is a challenge for every state,” AG Ashley Moody said, “because, under this president, we have absolutely no enforcement at the southwest border.

Forced Organ Harvesting: A Decades-long Injustice in Need of International Accountability and Action

China has a long and concerning history of forced organ harvesting which is a clear social justice issue and a severe violation of patient autonomy....

The Real Meaning of ‘Made in China’

Uyghur forced labor is integral to the supply chains of America's favorite fashions, cars, and grocery store goods.

Biden administration targets human-trafficking cartels in Darién Gap

The Biden administration is expanding efforts to stop human trafficking through the remote Darién Gap in Colombia and Panama and is offering rewards for information...

British boys most likely to be trafficked into modern slavery

A report this year revealed thousands of British teenagers are trafficked every year. Merseyside is the second biggest exporter of county lines in the country...

Memphis Police Seek Public Help in Finding Missing Toddler and Teen Mother Suspected of Being...

Memphis Police are looking for a missing 1-year-old and her 17-year-old mother, potentially involved in sex trafficking.

Tout involved in human trafficking across Indo-Bangla border held in South Tripura: police

The arrest came just a day after a Bangladeshi couple were arrested along with four Indian touts at the Agartala railway station.

Indy organization plans afternoon tea fundraiser to end child sex abuse, human trafficking

An Indianapolis-based organization is planning an inaugural fundraising event to end child sex abuse and human trafficking.

7 arrested in connection to human trafficking in Cumberland County

Detectives targeted the area of Eastern Boulevard and Gillespie Street because of the high volume of unlawful activities.

9 Nigerian girls trafficked to Ghana arrive, handed over to NAPTIP

Nine teenage Nigerian girls trafficked to Ghana have arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This followed the visit of the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians...

channelnews : Exclusive CHIQ & LG Appliances Tainted By New Slave Labor Claims OS Retailers...

Chinese brand ChiQ and South Korean brand LG Electronics have been accused of questionable manufacturing processes involving allegations of ‘slave labour’ in China, LG has...

About David Lohan

David Lohan is an author and researcher on modern slavery, otherwise known as human trafficking. He encountered the issue while working with an organization providing outreach services to refugees and asylum seekers. His first book on the subject, a co-authored work, explored the present-day use of Juju & Voodoo oaths to coerce Africans into the slavery. His latest work is At Freedom's Crossroads: Making Sense of Modern Slavery. David holds a bachelor's degree in engineering, several post-graduate diplomas and a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Politics.

With a commitment to victims of modern slavery.

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