Justice Officials Debate Response to Human Trafficking in Lao PDR
Crime and human trafficking officials met in Vientiane to learn about measures to combat human trafficking, at a four-day workshop.
Police in Vietnam Break Up Marriage Brokerage Ring
Police burst into a house in Ho Chi Minh City only 5m from a police station and found 66 young Vietnamese girls being ‘carefully’ and ‘thoroughly’ scrutinized by two South Korean suitors.
Palau Supreme Court Convicts "Carnival Four" In Forced Prostitution And Human Trafficking Case
Four foreign nationals have been convicted in the Republic of Palau of forty-seven criminal counts for offenses relating to prostitution, human trafficking and exploiting trafficked persons, marking Palau's first trial for human trafficking violations.
Trafficking of Thai Women to South Africa a Concern for Thai Officials
The trafficking of young Thai women who become the playthings of local men has increased to enormous proportions, the Thai government has said.
A Push for Anti-Trafficking Legislation in Kentucky, USA
Cases of human trafficking have begun to surface in Kentucky, and advocates argue that the state should join 27 others that have enacted laws against exploiting people for forced labor, domestic work or the sex trade.
Thai Workers Sue North Carolina Contractor
As a farmer in Thailand, Muangmol Asanok often made less than $500 a year.
Texas Considers Tougher State Anti-Trafficking Laws
Bills in the Texas House and Senate would bolster the state's ability to fight human trafficking, the dark, underground practice of coercing people to immigrate illegally to trap them into forced labor or sex slavery.
Cambodian Government Lauches First National Task Force on Human Trafficking
The Cambodian government has launched the country's first national task force to combat human trafficking.
Texas Considers Anti-Trafficking Bill
Six new bills being proposed by state senators will make it easier for local and state law enforcement agencies to combat human trafficking.
Ohio Considers a Law on Human Trafficking
Some state legislators believe that coerced sex slavery could exist in Ohio because the state lacks a law specifically targeting human trafficking, even though federal law prohibits it, so they're working to fill in the gap.
Advocates Pushing for a New York State Law on Human Trafficking
A coalition of women's and human rights advocates are pushing New York state legislators to quickly pass a law against human trafficking.
Police in Durban, South Africa Use Unique Tactics to Combat Sex Trafficking
Police have appealed to the clients of a Durban brothel, suspected of being part of an international human trafficking syndicate to assist them, or face an embarrassing public visit.
Philippines Strengthens Capacity to Combat Human Trafficking
A new super body under the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will help monitor, entrap, apprehend, investigate and prosecute persons involved in human trafficking or the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people for exploitation.
Human Trafficking Police Manual for UN Developed in Canada
A UN training manual to help police around the world combat the scourge of human trafficking is being developed with the assistance of the RCMP.
Human Trafficking Being Debated in Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Law enforcement officials say one of the fastest growing crimes in Maryland and the entire nation is the forced labor and sex trade of human beings known as human trafficking.
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