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‘Someone helped me, so I would like to help someone else’, says survivor of modern slavery
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‘Someone helped me, so I would like to help someone else’, says survivor of modern slavery

A man who was exploited for forced labour by his landlord and left homeless is now safe, free and is pursuing a career as a support worker. Eight months after being referred to Hope for Justice, Michal* says he can finally “see the light ahead of him”. Michal, who is in his early 40s, is…

Human Trafficking: A baby girl is bought from a groundnut seller
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Human Trafficking: A baby girl is bought from a groundnut seller

Sagar (New World Representative). A serious case of human trafficking has come to light in Sagar. Police seized a 15-year-old girl from a woman’s house on Sunday night in a case of buying and selling two minor girls. The minor is a resident of Myhar. The woman arrested by the police.. A few days ago,…

Alachua County man accused of human trafficking owns group home; 2nd identified as registered sex offender
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Alachua County man accused of human trafficking owns group home; 2nd identified as registered sex offender

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Disclaimer: Some may find the details included in this story to be graphic in nature. Discretion is advised. A home labeled as a place that offers services for homelessness is now at the center of a criminal investigation involving human sex trafficking. On Tuesday, the Gainesville Police Department arrested Kevarius King, 20,…

New initiative aims to combat human trafficking in Mississippi
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New initiative aims to combat human trafficking in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Wednesday, Secretary of State Michael Watson (R-Miss.) announced the launch of a new initiative, Mississippi Businesses Against Trafficking (MBAT). MBAT is a statewide initiative to raise awareness and empower Mississippi businesses to combat human trafficking. The initiative is open to any business, nonprofit organization, or association in the state that…

Man killed in construction accident at Hindu temple accused of human trafficking
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Man killed in construction accident at Hindu temple accused of human trafficking

A 57-year-old man was killed Friday in a construction accident at a Hindu temple in Robbinsville, police said. The man, whose name was not released by police, was a resident of Hillside. Robbinsville police said they were called to the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir temple on North Main Street on Friday at 3:44 p.m. The…

Two charged with human trafficking of undocumented migrants at Delimara
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Two charged with human trafficking of undocumented migrants at Delimara

A court has denied bail to two men accused of criminal conspiracy and human trafficking in connection with the arrival of 10 undocumented Bangladeshi nationals at Delimara in September. Four Syrian men, who were arraigned separately, received suspended sentences after pleading guilty to related charges. Inspector Karl Roberts and Lydon Zammit issued criminal conspiracy and…

Ministry investigating 18 complaints related to human trafficking
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Ministry investigating 18 complaints related to human trafficking

Ministry of Interior spokesman Khieu Sopheak told reporters that over October 2-3, the ministry received 18 complaints summated by outside individuals and organisations who are searching for 52 people thought to be somewhere in the Kingdom. The cases are possibly related to human trafficking. Civil society organisation officials said this was clear evidence Cambodia still…

KPAI seeks solutions from fact-finding team for child-safe stadiums – ANTARA News
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KPAI seeks solutions from fact-finding team for child-safe stadiums – ANTARA News

Those are obligations enacted by our law, particularly on ticket management and appropriate accommodation and access for family supporters Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) urged the Joint Independent Fact-finding Team (TGIPF) formed for the Kanjuruhan Stadium tragedy to offer solutions to ensure child safety during football matches and mass events. “I…

How sex trafficking survivors, law enforcement are working to combat an 'invisible crime'
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How sex trafficking survivors, law enforcement are working to combat an 'invisible crime'

Sex trafficking in Minnesota is a crime hiding in plain sight. “I was exploited into sex trafficking at the age of 14,” says Flora Whitfield, with the trafficking survivor-led support group Breaking Free. “A kid that is a runaway will be more likely to be picked up by a trafficker before law enforcement within 48…

Police charge Kingston man with 95 offences, seek additional victims in human trafficking case
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Police charge Kingston man with 95 offences, seek additional victims in human trafficking case

Kingston Police and Ontario Provincial Police have laid an additional 19 charges, bringing the total to 95, and are seeking additional victims in the ongoing joint investigation called Project Shamrock. According to Kingston Police, the joint investigation began in January 2022 when they were made aware of an individual luring women and girls through social…