Human Trafficking In The News

Sadly, there is never a shortage of news stories about human trafficking and sexual slavery to be found. Be sure to check this section often for the most recent stories on this topic.

Danville sex trafficking case: Woman describes traveling the country as an escort, says, 'I couldn't leave'

East Bay Times - 21 hours ago
That, Doe 5 testified, was her introduction to James Vernon Joseph Jr., 52, who along with Avisa Lavassani, 36, is charged with running a nationwide sex trafficking ring out of Danville. They face...

More Sex Trafficking Charges for Man Behind Multi-State Operation Run out of Lake Minnetonka Home - 15 hours ago
A man who was arrested at a Lake Minnetonka home May was charged with two counts of sex trafficking for a prostitution operation involving at least 35 women. Ricky Arlen Turner, 28 of Brooklyn...

'Project Dawn' Shows That Sex Trafficking Is an American Problem Too

American Theatre - 16 hours ago
Last year, more than 5,000 cases of sex trafficking were reported in the United States. When she started research for her newest play, Project Dawn—currently at People's Light & Theatre in...

New London-Waterford Speed Bowl opening despite sex trafficking scandal

FOX 61 - 10 hours ago
Because former New London-Waterford Speed Bowl owner, Bruce Bemer, was arrested in March for having sex with men who were victims of human trafficking, leading to the track losing its Nascar...

Benjamin Watson's Next Crusade Is Against Sex Trafficking in the Dominican Republic - 3 days ago
After a three-day trip to Lebanon in April, where he witnessed the Middle East's refugee crisis first-hand, Watson will travel to the Dominican Republic later this month to take on sex...

Elk Grove man faces federal sex trafficking charge | The Sacramento ...

Sacramento Bee - 2 days ago
An Elk Grove man has been arrested on a charge of sex trafficking involving a child.and...

Syrian held for sex trafficking in Lebanon released on bail

Al ... - 14 hours ago
A Syrian national accused of operating one of the largest sex trafficking rings in Lebanon has been released on bail, a judicial source told AFP on.and...

Teen found slain in Markham garage tried to escape alleged pimp ...

Chicago Tribune - 2 days ago
A Chicago man faces a federal sex trafficking charge in the case of a 16-year-old girl found slain in a Markham garage last Christmas Eve. Joseph Hazley,...

Are 2 Philly teen girls criminals

or sex-trafficking victims? - 3 days ago
But at a bail hearing, one girl's public defender, Beverly Beaver, noted that state law defines any commercial sex with a minor as human trafficking. She said the girl was a victim, forced first...

June 23 Blotter: Gas can fight, sex trafficking, post office obstruction ...

Daily Record-News - 12 hours ago
n A 65-year-old man with white hair and a white beard reportedly approached someone's son and asked how to get into the basketball courts on East Seattle ...and...

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Eight Emirati princesses convicted of human trafficking in Belgian court - 15 hours ago
Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a...

Human Trafficking a Hidden Toll of Indonesian Fisheries Wars

Voice of America - 1 day ago
“The vessels themselves [where human trafficking occurs] are engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing,” Dillon said. “Many are simply vacuuming the seas and destabilizing fish...

More charges for former judge accused of human trafficking

WLWT Cincinnati - 1 day ago
A former Campbell County judge was indicted on additional charges...

Human trafficking: India builds game-changing database to track ...

Economic Times - 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: A charity in New Delhi is building India's first online database of human trafficking cases in a bid to plug a massive information gap and help law ...and...

West Virginia attorney general targets human trafficking - 15 hours ago
West Virginia's attorney general has drafted best practices for police in the state to address human trafficking and its coercion into prostitution and forced labor.and...

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Girls lured into sexual slavery

African Independent - 21 hours ago
In Benin City, Nigeria's capital of illegal migration, no one says the word “prostitution”. The word on the street for the young girls who leave for Italy or France is “hustling”. About...

Appeal judges: ICC can prosecute rebel for rape, sex slavery

ABC News - 1 week ago
Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have ruled that the court has the authority to prosecute a Congolese rebel — whose trial is already underway — for the alleged rape and sexual...

Gov't to Review 2015 Settlement over Japan's Sexual Slavery

KBS WORLD Radio News - 1 day ago
It will also scrutinize the insertion of the expression “final, irreversible settlement” and the then South Korean government's agreement to make efforts to appropriately resolve the issue of...

Teenager 'kept as sexual slave' in Sydney house

Bellingen Courier Sun - 3 days ago
Police said the centre consulted the Anti-Slavery Unit at the University of Technology in Sydney and the girl was treated at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She is now in the care of Family and...

ISIS Burns 19 Yazidi Girls To Death in Cages For Refusing Sex Slavery

FrontPage Magazine - 2 weeks ago
ISIS is Sharia-compliant in the most literal sense. Its fighters are following the example of Muhammad himself, the warrior prophet of Islam who captured slaves in battle and had sex with them. As...

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