Labor Exploitation

Holiday Season Routinely Sees Rise in Human Trafficking | Post News Group
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Holiday Season Routinely Sees Rise in Human Trafficking | Post News Group

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent | @StacyBrownMedia Federal prosecutors said the fight against human trafficking, a crime that harms some of the most vulnerable members of society, counts among their highest priorities. “We are committed to vindicating the rights of human trafficking crime victims by bringing their traffickers to justice and…

Authorities Warn: Human Trafficking Rises During the Holiday Season
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Authorities Warn: Human Trafficking Rises During the Holiday Season

Federal prosecutors said the fight against human trafficking, a crime that harms some of the most vulnerable members of society, counts among their highest priorities. “We are committed to vindicating the rights of human trafficking crime victims by bringing their traffickers to justice and working to ensure that survivors have access to restitution, services and…

510 human trafficking cases reported in Germany in 2021: Police – Inshorts
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510 human trafficking cases reported in Germany in 2021: Police – Inshorts

German Police and customs officials responded to 510 human trafficking cases in the country in 2021, which was an increase of 10% from the figure of 2020, the Federal Criminal Police Office said. The average age of the victims was 15 years, it added. The number of children affected due to trafficking was 23% higher…

Breaking: Five Students Traveling to Russia for False Education Offer, Intercepted
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Breaking: Five Students Traveling to Russia for False Education Offer, Intercepted

Five Namibian teenagers were en route to Russia for the purpose of pursuing an education when one of our monitors approached them for questioning. When the monitor asked where they would be studying in Russia, the group was unable to provide the name of the university. They explained that they had been studying medicine online…

Vienna Conference against Human Trafficking in October – Vindobona.org
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Vienna Conference against Human Trafficking in October – Vindobona.org

The Vienna Conference against Trafficking in Human Beings, which has evolved from the series of annual events held on the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, will take place this year on October 13, once again in a hybrid format. This conference has been organized since 2007 in cooperation with the Vienna Institute for International…

Why We Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children – Radical.net
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Why We Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children – Radical.net

Editor’s note: we are a non-denominational organization. Throughout Scripture, God’s heart for orphans and vulnerable children is clearly proclaimed. God declares himself to be “father of the fatherless” (Psalm 68:5), executing justice on behalf of the vulnerable (Deuteronomy 10:18). Approximately 153 million children worldwide are orphans. Many of these children are vulnerable to forced labor…

ATEST Urges California’s Governor to Sign Bill Regulating Foreign Labor Recruitment
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ATEST Urges California’s Governor to Sign Bill Regulating Foreign Labor Recruitment

Terry FitzPatrick California has often been a human rights trendsetter, and Governor Gavin Newsom has an opportunity this month to extend safeguards for temporary migrant workers who are too easily exploited in forced labor, debt bondage and other forms of severe labor abuses.. The State Assembly has passed AB 364, which ATEST has endorsed, to…

Europol “Hackathon” Identifies Scores of Human Trafficking Victims
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Europol “Hackathon” Identifies Scores of Human Trafficking Victims

Law enforcers from over 20 European countries came together earlier this month to clamp down on human traffickers found using online platforms to exploit vulnerable people, including Ukrainian women. The EMPACT joint action day was coordinated by the Netherlands and described by Europol as the first region-wide “hackathon” against human trafficking. Some 85 experts participated…

No, Transporting Undocumented Migrants to Martha's Vineyard is Not “Literally Human Trafficking”
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No, Transporting Undocumented Migrants to Martha's Vineyard is Not “Literally Human Trafficking”

Editor’s note: this news topic is “hot” in America. Human trafficking requires Action, Means, and Purpose. “Purpose” has to be for a commercial benefit. Here is a set of articles to review:  Are DeSantis and Abbott Breaking Human Trafficking Laws by Sending Migrants to Blue States? (Spoiler: no.) No, Transporting Undocumented Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard…

Legitimate Businesses Used as Fronts for Human Trafficking in Argentina – InSight Crime
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Legitimate Businesses Used as Fronts for Human Trafficking in Argentina – InSight Crime

By InSight Crime Argentina continues to struggle with a human trafficking crisis as domestic and international criminal networks use a range of legal businesses to hide their activities and elude authorities. In a recent case, Argentine authorities dismantled an international human trafficking network in early September, arresting three people accused of trafficking women to Turkey…