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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Facebook chief technology officer Schroepfer to step down - Fortune

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

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

LVH subjected multiple Mexican H-2A agricultural workers employed in Florida, ... This case was investigated by the Palm Beach County Human Trafficking Task ...

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

"The fact is, human trafficking is modern day slavery, and its perpetrators come in all shapes and sizes. These people will target anyone they think...

Human trafficking cases rise in Wisconsin compared to other states - WAOW

I mean human trafficking is one person exploiting another person for their own financial gain and whether that is for sex trafficking or labor trafficking, ...

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...

Governor Abbott Signs Into Law Tougher Human Trafficking Bill - KURV

In addition, penalties can be upgraded if a trafficking victim is injured in the course of the crime. Also, traffickers and smugglers can face additional ...

R. Kelly says he won't testify at trial | TheHill

... including kidnapping, forced labor and sex trafficking — and eight violations of the Mann Act, which makes it illegal to transport anyone across state ...

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.

Operation Lavender targets illicit massage businesses in Fort Bend

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NAPTIP, Italian embassy close ranks to tackle human trafficking syndicates - The Eagle Online

Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, has called for the cooperation and ...

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 ...

Unemployed jailed five years for human trafficking | News Ghana

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 22-year-old Nigerian to five years imprisonment for engaging in human trafficking. Jennifer Madubaw trafficked a ...

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 ...

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, ...

'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.

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.

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...

Sivakarthikeyan's Doctor titled Varun Doctor in Telugu, film to release on October 9 - India...

Directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, Doctor is an action film which is tipped to deal with organ trafficking. The film is produced by actor Sivakarthikeyan under ...

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

Heritage Day: Let's remember the millions of migrants and trafficked victims who yearn for home. By Susan Marx, Ajwang' Warria, Heather Dixon, Margaret Roper ...

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 ...

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...

State's Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit gets guilty plea in 2016 case | News | albanyherald.com

The State Trooper's recent training caused him to recognize the signs of human trafficking, and the Trooper reported the incident. As a result, the Georgia ...

Human trafficking cases increasing amid coronavirus pandemic in Sudurpaschim - The ...

The number of girls and women being trafficked to India has increased exponentially during the pandemic, informed Maiti Nepal, Dhangadhi.

Columbus Coffee Festival at Ohio Village, a two-day java extravaganza

Kenny Sipes, the founder of the Roosevelt Coffeehouse — the mission of which is to help organizations fighting hunger, unclean water and human trafficking ...

Texas grant program to help child victims of human trafficking | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“Most people do not realize the funding barriers survivors of sex trafficking are up against when it comes to specialized, trauma-informed housing and ...

Virtual 5K and 10K run to benefit human trafficking victims set for Sat., Sept. 25

Registrants will meet at the Amphitheater in Josephine Crossing, 1700 Front Street, Billings, Mont. The course will be run on the beautiful trails of Norm ...

Mission work in Thailand continues, despite COVID-19 | Global Sisters Report

So on behalf of the Thai mission community in the parish of Fang, in the ... religious instruction, programs on drug prevention and human trafficking, ...

Peru Situation Report - July 2021 - ReliefWeb

On 9 July, the procedure for immigration regularization (TUPA, for its acronym in ... gender-based violence (GVB), human trafficking and smuggling, and on ...

What's at the bottom of your tea cup? - Lewiston Sun Journal

From the fields, vulnerable workers are often trafficked into domestic servitude and sex trafficking. For instance, some tea houses in India, are fronts for ...

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force releases resource guide - WHIO-TV

The Governor's Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force announced the release of a resource guide for children services professionals to aid in the understanding ...

Three jailed in Dubai for trafficking teenage girl - The National

She was duped into coming to the UAE with promise of a well-paid job. The traffickers were sentenced at Dubai Criminal Court. AFP.

Crime Branch to probe illegal organ trade in Ambalapuzha - Mathrubhumi English

Mathrubhumi had published the news on kidney racket operating in the fishermen community under the cover of organ donation. A total of 21 people have...

Here to see the broken restored – Pregnancy help center reaches and rescues survivors of...

A North Carolina pregnancy help organization (PHO) is deeply involved in rescuing women from human trafficking and those behind the ministry are passionate ...

Pacific Wayfinder: The Pacific's transnational black markets - Policy Forum

As transnational crime grows in the Pacific, Pacific governments and regional ... Islands have become a production site and trafficking destination, ...

Mississippi launches website to report suspected human trafficking to further engage the ... - WCBI

“This is modern-day slavery,” says Assistant Police Chief Doran Johnson of the Columbus Police Department. “This does happen and it's happening closer than ...

Amid Haitian immigrant surge, Bexar County sheriff sees other threats - San Antonio Express-News

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar visited the Texas border over the weekend — concerned that checkpoints meant for stopping drug and human traffickers ...

Flesh trade racket rampant in rural areas of Ernakulam - The New Indian Express

Woman rescued by police spills beans on gang; Rackets bring women from other states ... Police started exploring the human trafficking angle further after ...

Aaron Halegua named litigator of the year | News - Marianas Variety

His area of expertise includes labor and employment law, human trafficking and forced labor, litigation and dispute resolution, corporate social responsibility ...

JMU alum publishes debut book of poetry - WHSV

Shortly after, she learned about human trafficking and felt driven to help. At JMU, Adowei graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications.

Former NH teacher to plead guilty to human trafficking - WCAX

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A court document says a former high school teacher who was accused of soliciting sexual activity from a minor in exchange...

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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