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Texas Man Sentenced To Over 21 Years For Sex Trafficking A Minor From Texas To Florida
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Texas Man Sentenced To Over 21 Years For Sex Trafficking A Minor From Texas To Florida

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven today sentenced Jamel Muldrew (34, Houston, Texas) to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor, enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, use of a facility of interstate commerce in aid of racketeering, and interstate transportation of a person…

Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press
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Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press

Note: A complete summary of today’s Third Committee meetings will be available on Tuesday, 4 October. Briefing DELPHINE SCHANTZ, of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), expressed her agency’s support for Member States in their fight against drugs, corruption, terrorism and organized crime, including crimes that affect the environment, and cybercrime.  Championing…

Monday Starter: Maryknoll sister is Talitha Kum's new international coordinator
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Monday Starter: Maryknoll sister is Talitha Kum's new international coordinator

Editor’s note: Global Sisters Report’s Monday Starter is a weekly feature from GSR staff writers that rounds up news from or about women religious that you may otherwise have missed. Talitha Kum, the sister-led international network that advocates against human trafficking, has a new leader. Maryknoll Sr. Abby Avelino will be the organization’s third international…

Delaware Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Children Sentenced
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Delaware Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Children Sentenced

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Anthony Jones, 38, of Wilmington, DE, was sentenced to 21 years in prison, 10 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $15,160 in restitution to his victims by United States District Court Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro for his role in a sex…

King Charles III may remove Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's royal titles due to …
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King Charles III may remove Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's royal titles due to …

King Charles III could be changing royal titles of a few family members now that he is at the helm of the monarchy following the death of Queen Elizabeth II last month at the age of 96. Her Majesty, born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, was the longest-reigning monarch in British history having served the United Kingdom…

How Harry Potter and Dungeons and Dragons brought ‘satanic panic’ into the suburbs
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How Harry Potter and Dungeons and Dragons brought ‘satanic panic’ into the suburbs

Growing up in Warragal, Victoria, in the 1980s, David Waldron’s after-school hobby — playing Dungeons and Dragons — was raising eyebrows. “It was a fringe hobby,” he recalls. “I was quite an introvert and having a few mates around to play these games with their elaborate rules was a fun thing to do on a Friday night. It…

Wisconsin man handed down 20-year prison sentence for sex trafficking conviction – NBC15
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Wisconsin man handed down 20-year prison sentence for sex trafficking conviction – NBC15

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A Wisconsin man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on Friday after being convicted for sex trafficking, The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) said. Fifty-one-year-old Cory Hereford was tried back in February with codefendant and coconspirator Tanya Partee of Janesville when they were accused of using an adult…

Forgetting Fear: The Dangerous Journey of Visa-Free Migrants to the U.S. : Tico Times
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Forgetting Fear: The Dangerous Journey of Visa-Free Migrants to the U.S. : Tico Times

Some 40 migrants advance in a group towards an illegal crossing on Venezuela’s border with Colombia, the first stop on a visa-free journey to the United States on an odyssey on foot that will include the dangerous Darien Gap. “Fear is sometimes forgotten in order to get better things in life,” Eiden Serrada, an 18-year-old…

Solutionaries: How ‘modern slavery’ thrives in the U.S. through visa programs
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Solutionaries: How ‘modern slavery’ thrives in the U.S. through visa programs

Houston – Sex trafficking and human smuggling make big headlines in Texas. They are both forms of human trafficking that victimizes many. Yet experts say another form of trafficking that is easier to accomplish is creating what many consider modern day slavery. It is called labor trafficking and the traffickers take advantage of the current…

Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett Joins UN Panel to Fight Human Trafficking
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Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett Joins UN Panel to Fight Human Trafficking

International panel calls on World Health Organization to adopt uniform global standards to help providers identify and aid victims of trafficking EDISON, N,J., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most integrated health network, is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer Robert C. Garrett participated in a United Nations…