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Added by Greg Russinger on November 28, 2008 at 10:59am —
I wanted to see if I could get your quick help. I'm not sure if you've heard, but there's a movement of citizens inspired by the presidential campaign who are now submitting ideas for how they think the Obama Administration should change America. It's called "Ideas for Change in America."
I've submitted an idea and wanted to see if you could quickly vote for it. The title is: National Campaign to Build More Trafficking Shelters. You can read and vote for the idea by clicking on the… Continue
Added by Charles Lee on November 26, 2008 at 8:09am —
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi police said on Friday they foiled an attempt by an international organised crime ring, which was trying to smuggle Asian nationals to Europe through UAE airports.
The human trafficking ring was run by a group of trans-continental criminals, police said, adding they had taken advantage of loopholes in passenger transfer procedures used by some international airlines.…
Added by Greg Russinger on November 23, 2008 at 9:46am —
If you are new to the topic, here is another side of trafficking where an individual is trapped to be a "nanny"
This is an excellent article with incite and an eye opener. Check it out!
Peruvian Nanny Exploited In Shocking ICE Case
Added by Johnny on November 19, 2008 at 12:32pm —
Eight people suspected of human trafficking have been arrested in what is thought to be one of the largest operations of its kind in the UK.
Two hundred staff from nine agencies took part in Operation Ruby across Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire.
Police said 60 workers from Eastern Europe were being interviewed as victims of an operation run by a gang.
The workers were picking leeks in a field near Holbeach, Lincolnshire, when officers carried out the first raid.
A police… Continue
Added by Jo Coles on November 18, 2008 at 10:46am —
Chain store reaction is an open letter to the producers of your favorite products. We are asking them to promise to investigate slavery in their product chains and to clean it up where they find it. Only you can start a chain store reaction. It starts with a simple request.
Added by Greg Russinger on November 18, 2008 at 8:30am —
HAMMOND, Ind. — Two men subjected a 16-year-old girl to sexual abuse, forced labor and beatings during a six-month-long ordeal that ended when she was reunited with her parents in October, federal prosecutors said.
Added by Greg Russinger on November 15, 2008 at 8:50am —
Nine people from Thailand have been jailed for up to two-and-a-half-years for their part in exploiting women who were advertised in "online brothels". They are thought to have made millions of pounds from women trafficked from Asia to the UK for use in the sex trade.......
Oriental Gems was one such "online brothel", which as its name suggested, specialised in girls from the South East Asia.
A gallery on the site showed photographs of more than 60 naked and semi-naked women. Many of… Continue
Added by Greg Russinger on November 12, 2008 at 2:30pm —
From the story, things that stuck out (amongst all of it)
"I can guarantee you in grocery stores all over this state and in some hotels, there are places where human beings are trapped by others," Carmen Pitre says. "
This person's assurance of this is terrifying and doesn't settle… Continue
Added by Johnny on November 11, 2008 at 11:15pm —
There's a website you may or may not know of called SocialVibe. They partner with organizations all over the world for different causes. I'm currently supporting Invisible Children ((WOO!)) But I'm trying to get One Voice to be a supported organization.
What happens when you join SocialVibe is you pick your cause and select from different sponsors. Then you create what's called a badge and then you post it EVERYWHERE. Myspace, Facebook, Myyearbook, LiveJournal, personal websites, anywhere.… Continue
Added by Bethanie on November 10, 2008 at 11:00pm —
This is awesome! They are tightening up their laws. About time.
Human trafficking poses threat in New Hampshire
Added by Johnny on November 10, 2008 at 11:43am —
Six men who sold eastern European women into sex slavery have been jailed.
The gang's youngest victim, a 16-year-old Slovakian, told Southwark Crown Court she was lured to Britain with promises of a well-paid job.
Added by Greg Russinger on November 10, 2008 at 9:30am —
Saturday, November 08, 2008
Human trafficking foiled
By Reynaldo G. Navales
CLARK FREEPORT -- Immigration officers at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) recently prevented an attempt of 20 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their alleged illegal recruiter to leave for Malaysia.
read more here:…
Added by Greg Russinger on November 8, 2008 at 9:25pm —
You've all heard about the erotic services and basically just not good stuff coming from Craigslist ads, kidnapped children, solicitations and of course, cases of trafficking. Well check this article out!
Classified ad service Craigslist will crack down on postings advertising prostitution or “erotic services” as part of a deal with attorneys general in some 40 states.
Added by Johnny on November 6, 2008 at 12:54pm —
Join us for a benefit concert entitled ROCK FOR JUSTICE - seeking justice for the oppressed.
All proceeds go to benefit My Refuge House and help end the trafficking of young girls.
November 14, 2008 - 7 PM
Biola University, Sutherland Hall
presale tickets - $7, at the door price - $10
Added by Derrick Engoy on November 4, 2008 at 11:13pm —
10 men accused back in 2006, 1 goes for a trial, RECENT Result is 30 years in jail.
Oregon Man charged with sex trafficking. Court date Dec. 23rd, what a crappy way to jump into the holidays.
From NC to DC, gets caught. A team efffort indddeeed.
Added by Johnny on November 4, 2008 at 10:41am —
I'm sure y'all by now have heard or read aboutt Somaly Mam, but this article
givse her opinion and some insight about the new anti trafficking laws in Cambodia.
She brings up a good point about how it's the law enforcement that is a bigger issue.
Check it out!
Added by Johnny on November 4, 2008 at 10:27am —
is an "online magazine rack" of popular topics on the net. They update new content (blogs) every hour from recognized sources. You can pick a topic by searching, news category, or name, and they deliver it to you 24/7.
Recently, I was asked by Alltop.com to share our blog link about slavery. Check it out at: www.slavery.alltop.com
This means that your blog posts will show up on their search… Continue
Added by Charles Lee on November 3, 2008 at 3:20pm —
Held this event at my Parents house with youth ages 12-17 today. I touched on Human Trafficking and the statistics. Most of the youth were shock to hear that this still exist. I share my experience at the first Freeze Project at Santa Monica. They want to be part of the next one to show awareness and proclaim freedom for these innocent people cought in this evil.
Added by Ricardo Bernal on November 1, 2008 at 10:05pm —