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Vancouver Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sex Trafficking – Department of Justice
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Vancouver Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sex Trafficking – Department of Justice

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Vancouver, Washington man was sentenced to federal prison today for facilitating and benefitting from the sex trafficking of multiple children. Keonte Desmond Scott, 24, was sentenced to 97 months in federal prison and five years’ supervised release. According to court documents and trial testimony, in 2016, after he was released from prison, Scott…

Springfield Rotary donation to help survivors of human trafficking – KEZI TV
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Springfield Rotary donation to help survivors of human trafficking – KEZI TV

Springfield Rotary donation to help survivors of human trafficking  KEZI TV This article is pulled “as is” from the Google News Alert “human trafficking.”

Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking
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Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking

Vienna (Austria), 25 March 2022 – Globally, many migrants experience violence, exploitation, and abuse during and after their migratory journey. As elsewhere, smuggled migrants and people on the move in vulnerable situations face significant dangers and threats while transiting across borders in Central America or the Caribbean, trying to reach their final destination – the…

“Affected for life,” UNODC’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Unit and Danish Doc Production’s anti-human trafficking training film
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“Affected for life,” UNODC’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Unit and Danish Doc Production’s anti-human trafficking training film

  UNODC’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Unit together with Danish Doc Production has produced an anti-human trafficking training film, Affected for Life. The film was produced in the context of UNODC technical assistance, primarily for use in the delivery of training to criminal justice actors, but also to be shown more broadly as an…

GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
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GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Erbil, KRI – 23 March 2022 – Over the past nine months, the issue of migrant smuggling and how best to address this crime has gained momentum in Iraq. To support counterparts in Iraq UNODC, under the framework of the Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT-Asia and the Middle East),…