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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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IHREC becomes Ireland's National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking

The role will include carrying out of assessments of trends in trafficking in human beings, the measuring of results of anti-trafficking actions, including the ...

Nonprofit takes stand against sex trafficking

In 2012, Schlabach launched nonprofit Zoë Ministries to help people recognize, report and combat sex trafficking, and to provide long-term treatment to ...

S. Dennis Man Indicted for Sex Assault on Minor, Other Charges

First-degree human trafficking carries a sentence of 20 years without parole to life in state prison. Ross was arrested by the New Jersey State Police ...

More than 90 anti-trafficking organizations are denouncing QAnon in an open letter

The letter, signed by groups including Freedom Network USA, Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, the Human Trafficking Institute, and more, say ...

Novel highlights Midwest human trafficking

Erickson lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Police and anti-human trafficking activists are beset with a slate of trafficking victims who find themselves ...

Uttar Pradesh: Anti-Human Trafficking Units To Be Set Up In 40 More Districts

The Uttar Pradesh government will set up Anti-Human Trafficking Units (AHTU) in 40 districts of the state. It will enable these units to register FIRs...

Why Yorkshire human trafficking survivor's dream of becoming a nurse needs a fundraising page

A crowdfunder has raised thousands of pounds to help a human trafficking survivor living in Yorkshire pursue her dream of qualifying as a nurse.

Latvian aviation industry agrees joint effort to prevent human trafficking

Laila Odiņa, chairperson of the board of Riga Airport, commented, “Human trafficking is one of the most serious crimes, a gross violation of human ...

Emirates help shine a spotlight on the issue of human trafficking

Emirates is proud to support It's a Penalty's campaign's newest global film “What is Human Trafficking?” launched in collaboration with actor Liam ...

Kidnapping and trafficking cases on the rise in SA

A NGOs involved in assisting victims of kidnapping and trafficking say Covid-19 has created the perfect environment for these crimes to thrive, and ...

Sex trafficking victim's story to highlight Shine the Light campaign

More. The owner of a spa in Lambeth, who was a victim of sex trafficking, is being spotlighted as part of this ...

Photoshoot takes place for human trafficking awareness

Nikki Burger from Corning, N.Y., held a photo shoot to raise awareness about human trafficking. The event, #SaveOurChildren, was for women, men, ...

DHS opens Center for Countering Human Trafficking

“Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. There is no other way to say it,” Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf said. “The words are strong because the ...

Women's Center, GLOW Sculpting Spa offer free tattoo removal for domestic violence, human ...

(WJMN) – Experiencing domestic violence and human trafficking can not only permanently scar a person emotionally, but also physically on the body.

Statement on the Detention of Kamchy Kolbaev

Kolbaev's criminal network is based in Central Asia and is involved in drug trafficking, arms trafficking, human trafficking, extortion, and other crimes.

Human Trafficking Survivor Harold D'Souza: “The Perpetrators are More Aggressive Than Ever”

He and his wife were forced to work in a restaurant seven days a week for as long as 16 hours a day. His employer...

TKXToday.com : Woman loses appeal in sex trafficking case

A Texas appeals court has upheld the life sentence of a woman convicted of human trafficking in Bowie County earlier this year. Linda “Gucci” Dooley ...

Human trafficking survivor teaches kids, adults how to be safer online during COVID-19

Timea Nagy of Cambridge, Ont., says COVID-19 has increased the activity and access of human traffickers because of all the time young people are ...

First Memorial To Survivors Of Sex Trafficking To Be Unveiled At Lykins Square Park In...

One of four glass panels Hasna Sal created to tell the story of sex trafficking victims. McDonald's life in prostitution, which she's written a book...

New Friends New Life Announces Sold: Conference on Human Trafficking and Exploitation

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1998, New Friends New Life (NFNL) restores and empowers formerly trafficked and sexually exploited women, teen girls ...

Britain is failing to protect child victims of human trafficking

Trafficked children face a hostile immigration system in Britain with very few being granted leave to remain. Patricia Durr is the Chief Executive of ECPAT ...

Human trafficking: Tripura police rescue two girls

The rescued girls were being taken to Bangalore when they were rescued. Police said that the duo was lured with a better job and secured...

Ivanka Trump talks sex trafficking, school choice at Fort Myers rally

The first daughter and the president's advisor spoke first to a crowd of about 400 and then talked exclusively with NBC2. Below is a partial...

Two people behind bars after sex trafficking bust in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Two people have been booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center in recent weeks after a sex trafficking bust in ...

Virtual forum tackling human trafficking in Middle East concludes

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking, opened ...

Pontiac man bound over in case involving sex trafficking of college women

... 52-3 District Court Judge Lisa Asadoorian on multiple felony counts, including forced labor/commercial sex and conducting a criminal enterprise.

77% of children who migrate to the Mediterranean suffer abuse

The trafficking of minors – which includes forced labor, sexual exploitation, violence, child marriage or illicit retention – is a practice that alone between ...

Judge dismisses extortion counts in Luz del Mundo sex abuse case

... other high-ranking church members, seeking damages for human trafficking, racketeering, sexual battery and forced labor, among other charges.

Newsom to be sued over fracking permits

Of those, 78% were trafficked for sex and 22% for forced labor. ... Labor trafficking appears to be concentrated in the Central Valley. Although Fresno ...

India sees increase in child trafficking amid pandemic

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, India has seen an increase in child trafficking and forced labor as a result of economic loss of poor families.

Gov. Newsom expected to be sued after issuing new fracking permits

Of those, 78% were trafficked for sex and 22% for forced labor. ... and empowering additional state agencies to investigate labor trafficking crimes.

California judge tosses extortion charges against megachurch leader; child rape and human ...

California judge tosses extortion charges against megachurch leader; child rape and human trafficking counts left in place ...

Atlantic City Casino Sting: Two Men, One Woman Indicted Over Sex Plot Involving 14-Year-Old Girl

The pair accused of human trafficking could spend up to life in prison if convicted, given the many charges. All three defendants are from New...

Australian think tank ASPI found linked to prison labor, human trafficking

ASPI previously released a report on China's Xinjiang, claiming that at least 80,000 Uygurs were "forced" to work in factories in Xinjiang and other ...

Vatican Roundup

Pandemic 'increases risks of human trafficking'. While the Covid-19 pandemic has shut down or slowed most businesses, it does not appear to have put ...

DHS Launches Center to 'Combat and Dismantle' Human Trafficking

Forced labor and human trafficking is estimated to be a $150 billion industry worldwide, according to the U.N.'s International Labour Organization.

Forget the soaring rhetoric, the details of law are what will advance slavery eradication

In the week of the UK's Anti-Slavery Day, and the EU's Anti-Trafficking Day, (both 18th Oct) it is nice to see the range of virtual...

Where are they now? All the major players in NXIVM, an alleged sex cult covered...

Raniere was convicted of sex trafficking of children, conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit forced labor in June 2019. He faces a lifetime sentence, ...

OPINION: Lose the rhetoric and look to the law to end modern slavery

Governments prefer voluntary initiatives to legally binding systems that could help tackle trafficking and slavery. Aidan McQuade is an expert on ...

Fincher Studies Labor Trafficking, Domestic Violence

Hernandez said victims of labor trafficking often are forced to work excessively long hours while their wages are controlled by their abusers. They often ...

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.

With a commitment to victims of modern slavery.

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