Justice

Justice is the concept of fairness and moral righteousness. It is often associated with the idea of upholding the law and ensuring that individuals are treated equally and with dignity. In a legal context, justice involves the fair and impartial administration of laws, as well as the punishment of those who break the law. In a broader sense, justice can also refer to a state of moral or political fairness and equality. The pursuit of justice is a fundamental value in many societies, and is seen as essential for upholding the rule of law and promoting a just and fair society.

State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis
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State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis

With January being Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maryland State Police are urging the public to recognize potential warning signs to reduce the chances of others becoming victims in the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a child is trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation every two minutes in the United States. There…

'Furry' accused of forcing woman into porn looked up to Andrew Tate, Elon Musk: court docs
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'Furry' accused of forcing woman into porn looked up to Andrew Tate, Elon Musk: court docs

A Wisconsin “furry” accused of holding a woman hostage and forcing her to work as cam girl looked up to Elon Musk and Andrew Tate, according to a report. Austin Koeckeritz was being held Friday at a Pierce County jail on $300,000 bond. He’s facing a federal labor-trafficking charge for allegedly enslaving a woman between…

Video showing alleged sex workers soliciting outside East Oakland school sparks call for action
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Video showing alleged sex workers soliciting outside East Oakland school sparks call for action

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Video showing women who appear to be sex workers soliciting right outside a Catholic grade school in East Oakland is raising concerns about human trafficking in the area. Parents and city officials tell the I-Team young women, some police believe may be trafficked, are walking outside St. Anthony’s K-8 grade school…

Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution
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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution

Washington—The Senate today passed unanimously a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) designating January as “National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month.” “We can’t ignore the fact that, even in our modern society, sexual exploitation and forced labor continue,” said Senator Feinstein….

The 28 million people trapped in human trafficking deserve action from Congress
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The 28 million people trapped in human trafficking deserve action from Congress

Neuroscience has confirmed what most of us already know — humans are terrible at understanding big numbers. This limitation likely contributed to challenges in how the American public perceived and grappled with COVID. Two neuroscientists explained it this way, “Numbers are a useful, clear and efficient way to summarize [harms], but … the brain simply…

Human trafficking is a major problem in New Jersey (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)
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Human trafficking is a major problem in New Jersey (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

Trenton, we have a sex trafficking and slave problem. In the Summer of 2022, rumors spread through Trenton that young Latina women were being snatched off local streets and pressed into the city’s sex trade business. Lured into houses and expecting a “party”, some girls ended up as the party. While those stories persisted, New…

Louisiana systematically keeping people incarcerated past their release date
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Louisiana systematically keeping people incarcerated past their release date

Watch our event with a brilliant panel of activists discussing forced prison labor. Louisiana, the U.S. state dubbed the “world’s prison capital”, has a deep-rooted forced prison labor problem. In addition to this human rights violation, it is the only jurisdiction in the U.S. that is known to systematically keep people incarcerated past their release…

Listen to Black Survivors
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Listen to Black Survivors

I am a survivor of human trafficking. I am also a Black woman. Telling the real story of human trafficking – the story that acknowledges that human trafficking is the predictable end result of systems built in an unequal world – requires listening to survivors to understand their experiences. However, as a Black survivor of…

Debunking human trafficking myths and misconceptions
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Debunking human trafficking myths and misconceptions

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month. In recognition of this, Attorney General Josh Kaul and the Wisconsin Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (WAHTTF) are debunking myths about human trafficking, to help increase awareness of the problem. “Human trafficking impacts communities across the state and country, and it’s important for people to know the facts,” said…

US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs
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US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs

To mark National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the U.S. Office For Victims Of Crime (OVC) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its Anti-Trafficking Programs on Thursday. The event highlighted the theme of Collaboration, Transformation, and Impact and how necessary grant funding has been for fighting human trafficking. “We will continue to bring the full force of…