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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NGO's unite to #StopWildlifeCrime in Europe - Wildlife Trade News from TRAFFIC

Wildlife crime is one of the largest transnational organised criminal activities worldwide, alongside counterfeiting, drugs and human trafficking.

G7 Trade Ministers' Statement on Forced Labour (Annex A) - GOV.UK

We recall the 2021 G7 May Trade Communiqué and the 2019 Report on ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains...

Multifaceted approach needed to combat, end sex trafficking, says speaker - Catholic Philly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Joyce McCauley-Benner said when she was growing up, she had “no notions or dreams” that one day she would become an advocate...

'NTZ Game Over' initiative to fight human trafficking | CW39 Houston

HOUSTON (KIAH) – A Houston non-profit organization is looking to combat human trafficking through collaborative and innovative solutions.

Arrests made following modern slavery and human trafficking operation | Northamptonshire Police

Two people have been charged with 11 counts of modern slavery and human trafficking offences after a major policing operation in Corby.

Police: 14 People Found Hidden in Van in Southwest Kansas - USNews.com

Police say a man has been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after investigators found 14 people hidden in a van in southwest Kansas.

Police: 14 people found hidden in van in southwest Kansas - AP News

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — A man has been arrested for suspected human trafficking after a van carrying 14 people was stopped in southwest Kansas, ...

Liberal police accuse man of human trafficking after 14 people found in minivan - KSN-TV

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after investigators found 14 people hidden in a minivan ...

Police: Man arrested in Kansas for smuggling 14 people through US - KAKE

Police arrested a 23-year-old man on a requested charge of human trafficking. His name was not released. Liberal police thanked the Seward County ...

Thai police bust two major international human trafficking rings | The Star

BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): In an expansive sting operation, police netted several suspects believed to be involved in two ...

Jackie Toledo requests $500K for human trafficking program - The Tampa Bay 100

Rep. Jackie Toledo is requesting $500000 for the NO MORE Foundation's Human Trafficking Capacity Expansion in the Tampa Bay Area.

Tallahassee Man Sentenced To 180 Months Federal Prison For Enticing A Minor To Engage ...

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Michael Jarcord, 52, of Tallahassee, Florida, ... reiterate to the community that human trafficking will not be tolerated.

U.S. President Biden Announces Key Nominations 22 October | Mirage News

Beth Van Schaack is the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at ... human rights, international criminal law, and human trafficking, ...

North and West Africa susceptible to organ traffickers - defenceWeb

Organ trafficking is not new to international law enforcement with Interpol this month indicating the obscene practice of trafficking in human ...

TABC holds three-week course to get hands-on experience with human trafficking cases - YouTube

TABC holds three-week course to get hands-on experience with human trafficking cases. 3 views3 views. Oct 22, 2021.

The Ohio AG says stings rescue trafficking victims. Often that means they're arrested. - Ideastream

Two Westerville police officers put a spit hood on a woman's head during one of the Ohio Attorney General's human trafficking stings.

Germany's Merkel says EU needs to reach agreement on Poland, migration | Euronews

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday rule of law is a ... we condemn this form of state-backed human trafficking,” she said, ...

FHP: Man arrested after traffic stop reveals 4 nervous, scarred human-trafficking victims in car

Mario Antonio Padilla-Aguilar, 24, faces multiple charges of human trafficking, no valid driver license, no vehicle registration and altered temporary ...

Facebook: Virtual or Virtueless reality? - Irish Examiner

Facebook's 'metaverse' sounds like Zoom on steroids, with a touch of ... that Facebook puts profit before safety, even abetting human trafficking.

Woman accused of human trafficking back in court - HeraldLIVE

A 63-year-old woman accused of assisting in the negotiations of a forced marriage of a 13-year-old girl, admitted in the Gqeberha high court on ...

Migrant fishermen in Ireland report probems with the industry - InfoMigrants

In 2021, a Trafficking in Persons report (TIP) by the US Department of State (USDS) concluded that migrant workers in the Irish fishing industry are ...

State of Maryland Designates New Sustainable Community in Baltimore County

New Carrollton, Md. (October 21, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Housing ... For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.

Cocaine supplier, codefendant sentenced to federal prison in Richmond County narcotics conspiracy

All eight defendants convicted in Operation Snowfall. AUGUSTA, GA: The man who supplied cocaine for a major Richmond County drug trafficking operation ...

Human Trafficking: Foundation to launch Canada's first online education centre - KelownaNow

Widely considered Canada's leading authority on human trafficking, the Joy Smith Foundation will oversee the Centre and develop all course content.

How the Poland-Belarus border became new frontline for illegal European migration - Channel 4

At a summit, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described Belarus' behaviour at its borders with the EU as “state-backed human trafficking”.

United States: Department of Labor Requests Comments on Forced Child Labor Reports ...

The List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor (“TVPRA List”): The TVPRA List is published to fulfill DOL's mandate under the Trafficking ...

Man, 20, arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after child exploitation raids in Trafford ...

A 20-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after four raids in Trafford and Oldham as part of a crackdown against child…

Britain's 'hostile environment' fails the victims of modern-day slavery | Andrew Wallis | The Guardian

In 2015 it introduced the Modern Slavery Act, which set out a range of measures for dealing with slavery and human trafficking. One notable feature ...

'Every voice counts': Truro women publish book on to raise awareness on torture and ......

Although it addresses horrific experiences of torture and trafficking, a newly released book can also be seen as good news. It tells stories of ...

DCW rescues 5 girls from traffickers at New Delhi railway station - Times Now

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has rescued five girls from the clutches of traffickers in the national capital.

New Center to Combat Global Human Trafficking - SWHELPER

Each year, an estimated 800000 people are trafficked globally, ... The Center on Human Trafficking Research & Outreach will be housed in the ...

US suspends Malaysian disposable gloves for forced labor - Bollyinside

... the worst level in an annual report on human trafficking. In response, Malaysia's government pledged to take steps to eliminate forced labor.

US Bans Malaysian Company's Rubber Gloves on Forced Labor Concerns - BenarNews

The United States on Thursday blocked imports of rubber gloves by Malaysian glove maker Supermax after citing “ample evidence” of forced labor in ...

Scottsdale-based UEI implicated in the mistreatment of Uyghur Muslims - Fronteras Desk

... of employee training programs related to forced labor and human trafficking, ... to shareholders about the use of transferred Uyghur laborers.

Cobourg man faces drug trafficking charges after fentanyl, cocaine found: police ... - Global News

Police say the man who initially fled from officers was found in possession of 3.5 grams of fentanyl and 19.5 grams of cocaine.

Concerns over SLC police data leak | ABC4 Utah

... of leaking police information to a man linked to human trafficking. ... Court Documents show 50-year-old Patrick Driscoll went by the name of ...

Valley educators could be on frontline of human trafficking battle - YouTube

School counselors, principals and school resource officers across the cunty sat in Ohio's Fight Against Human Trafficking.

Thailand imposes proactive crackdown on human trafficking - Pattaya Mail

Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has ordered all related sectors to step up human trafficking suppression while calling for a better ...

SLC IT employee arrested after allegedly providing undercover police data to human trafficker

... to provide information about undercover operations to a Bountiful man charged with human trafficking in exchange for money or sexual acts.

Xinjiang refutes 'forced labor' claims, says U.S. is real perpetrator - CGTN

... some in the U.S. of "forced labor" in the region, pointing out that such practices, including human trafficking, private prisons, child labor, ...

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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