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Cry for help from abused domestic child workers – The Citizen
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Cry for help from abused domestic child workers – The Citizen

By Doreen Parkshard Domestic workers in households have often been taken for granted. Not knowing their rights has been a loophole to the brutal treatment they are prone to experiencing from their employers. The worst part is that minors under the age of 18 years are the major victims of such despicable violence. Annastazia Peter…

R. Kelly Sues Detention Facility for “Cruel and Unusual Punishment” Under Suicide Watch
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R. Kelly Sues Detention Facility for “Cruel and Unusual Punishment” Under Suicide Watch

R. Kelly is suing the Metropolitan Detention Center Brooklyn, where he’s been incarcerated since being sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex trafficking and racketeering charges, after being placed under suicide watch despite having no thoughts of self-harm. In the suit, which names the MDC facility and its warden Heriberto Tellez, the disgraced…

July streaming guide: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?, Mad as Hell, Stranger Things and a doco about the day the music died
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July streaming guide: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?, Mad as Hell, Stranger Things and a doco about the day the music died

Just so you know, we’ve had the coldest start to winter in 30 years, and it’s time to get cracking with some serious streaming. Please gather four things: A warm rug, your Ugg boots, pineapple pizza and a hot cuppa, and get ready to press play. If you’re after a non-reality show, and are not…

In wake of Supreme Court reversal of abortion rights, women’s bureau seeks to curb sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and teen pregnancy
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In wake of Supreme Court reversal of abortion rights, women’s bureau seeks to curb sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and teen pregnancy

The Bureau of Women’s Affairs is working to produce a series of public service announcements about sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and teen pregnancy in an effort to educate residents about societal issues that can lead to unwanted pregnancies, according to BWA Director Jayne Flores. “We are working with a vendor to produce these…

EU. Crime sells migrants for $700 to enslave them – D1SoftballNews.com
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EU. Crime sells migrants for $700 to enslave them – D1SoftballNews.com

The criminal organization dared to do it: they sold 30 of their workers for 21 thousand dollars, as if they were cattle. They were bought for cash by ranchers in a field in Indianapolis, who shelled out $700 for each “slave.” An investigation by MILLENNIUM, based on the consultation of judicial documents housed in the…

226 Asylum-Seekers Evacuated from Libya to Italy, Nigeria – Asharq AL-awsat
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226 Asylum-Seekers Evacuated from Libya to Italy, Nigeria – Asharq AL-awsat

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) evacuated on Friday 95 asylum-seekers and refugees from Libya to safety in Italy. They included children, women, survivors of violence, the organization stated, noting that it relies on the international community to provide safe pathways out of Libya for some of the most vulnerable. This humanitarian flight…

The 53 migrants who died in Texas included this college-educated Honduran couple
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The 53 migrants who died in Texas included this college-educated Honduran couple

MEXICO CITY — Alejandro Miguel Andino Caballero had almost completed his university studies in marketing. His fiancee, Margie Támara Paz Grajeda, had earned a degree in economics. Both viewed education as a means to launch careers and surmount humble origins in Honduras, where endemic poverty, crime and corruption have long choked off avenues of social…