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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Happening Now

Fighting against the return of Rhode Island's "dirty little secret"

Submitted opinion column: Joanne Giannini is a former state representative from Providence.

CHI St. E's to host human trafficking conference Friday

CHI Health St. Elizabeth will host "United We Stand," a human trafficking conference, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday in the Nebraska innovation Campus Conference Center...

New law will create tougher penalties for human traffickers

Human trafficking in Alabama was a Class A felony, punishable by 20-years to life in prison under the previous law, but the law will take...

CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING: Senate Bill 1414 passes in committee but faces opposition

Senate Bill 1414, a bill introduced by Senator Shannon Grove to impose harsher penalties on people who buy children for sex, passed in committee on...

Stricter child trafficking law heralded as ‘punishment that is deserved’

Now, anyone found guilty of first degree human trafficking of a minor will be automatically sentenced to life in prison.

Tuscaloosa hotels support ‘Sound of Freedom Act’

Tuscaloosa police said human trafficking has been a major issue in west Alabama hotels because of their close proximity to I-20/I-59.

Man arrested for human trafficking off Fillmore St.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — A man was arrested on Thursday, April 18 on numerous outstanding warrants as well as Human Trafficking and Pimping of a woman...

FBI Special Agent Brandon Walter describes human trafficking problem in Billings

Click here to view this video from https://billingsgazette.com.

Colorado Springs police arrest man in human trafficking investigation

A man is in custody after Colorado Springs police say he trafficked and pimped a woman.

Coastal Children's Advocacy Center hold conference to fight against abuse

Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center held its second annual Stand Up. Speak Out. Conference on Friday in hopes of preventing child abuse.

Suburban Chicago Woman Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Trafficking Minor in Illinois and Indiana

Jamari Hodge was sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking a 13-year-old in Illinois and Indiana, with a $180,000 restitution ordered.

7 Men Charged After Rochester Police Underage Sex Investigation

The sting investigation was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday.

Amarillo man sentenced to 25 years for human trafficking

An Amarillo man was sentenced to 25 years in the penitentiary for the first degree felony of trafficking of person.

R. Kelly was convicted of sex trafficking. Is his case a roadmap for ‘Diddy’ probe?

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly was once worth hundreds of millions of dollars but is now serving what amounts to a life sentence in federal...

Law enforcement arrests seven in sex trafficking operation

Rochester Police released a statement Friday, indicating a proactive sex trafficking operation resulted in seven arrests.

Olmsted County charges at least 7 in juvenile prostitution sting

(ABC 6 News) – Rochester police arrested at least seven men in a prostitution sting Thursday, April 18. According to Olmsted County court documents, seven...

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Signs Landmark Anti-Human Trafficking Law, Toughens Penalties for Offenders

Montgomery, AL – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has taken a firm stance against human trafficking by signing into law House Bill 42, known as The Sound...

Kissimmee man accused of running NY sex-trafficking ring, federal prosecutors say

A man from Kissimmee was federally indicted after he was found to have been running a sex-trafficking ring in New York and other states, federal...

<b>Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Arrests Fake Rev. Sister with 38 Minors in Delta, Launches Manhunt for...

A fake reverend sister, Ikejimba Maryvianney, aka Oluchi, has been arrested by the Edo Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking...

Mother-son sex trafficking arrest; teen kills store clerk, faces no charges

A prosecutor confirmed that the arrest of a man this week over butt injections is part of the same investigation that led to the arrests...

Missoula Crime Report: Human Trafficking and Missing Suspect

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office filed 18 felony complaints this week.

“The school district has a duty to ensure their school is safe, and it sounds...

Former school employee alerted school to teacher’s involvement in sex trafficking students.

Amarillo man receives 25-year sentence for human trafficking in Carson County

An Amarillo man was sentenced to 25 years in the penitentiary for human trafficking, a first-degree felony.Juan Manuel Batres, 29, was sentenced on Tuesday in...

The Exodus Road invites Colorado to rally around anti-human trafficking efforts at Together on Freedom’s...

Presenting sponsors Colorado Media Group and Cellebrite facilitate opportunity for Colorado community to advocate against trafficking at Boot Barn Hall

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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