TRADE Movie Portrays Human Trafficking in the United States
Kevin Kline was at the United Nations to promote a film on human trafficking that officials hope will raise awareness about the alarming and largely unknown problem.
Dateline NBC in USA Spotlights the Sex Trade in the US and Southeast Asia
Dateline NBC's Chris Hansen reports on three stories of human trafficking spanning from the United States to Southeast Asia.
Adair Fincher captures the complexities of human trafficking in this compelling article written for Chronogram.
Company in Pennsylvania, USA Accused of Trafficking
Workers from Thailand say they’ve been made into economic slaves by the company that brought them to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
U.S. Department of State Releases 2007 Trafficking in Persons Report
On 12 June 2007, the United States Department of State released its annual report on the world's efforts to combat human trafficking.
Detroit Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison in Michigan, USA
Aleksandr Maksimenko, age 27, was sentenced today to serve 168 months (14 years) in prison and pay more than $1,5 million in restitution for his role as one of the ring-leaders in a conspiracy to force Eastern European women to work as exotic dancers in Detroit area strip clubs, Stephen J Murphy, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, and Wan J Kim, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, announced.
Woman Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking in Texas, USA
Olga Mondragon pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges for her role in conspiring to smuggle Central American women and girls into the United States and to placing them in a condition of involuntary servitude, Assistant Attorney General Wan Kim for the Civil Rights Division and US Attorney Don DeGabrielle for the Southern District of Texas announced.
Defendant Found Guilty in a Human Trafficking Case in Connecticut, USA
A federal jury in Hartford, Connecticut found Dennis Paris guilty tday for his role in the operation of a sex-trafficking ring.
ABC News (USA) Airs Series on Trafficking in the United States
Every year an estimated 800,000 people are bought, sold and smuggled worldwide -- part of the multibillion dollar human trafficking industry.
Targeting Human Trafficking
After years of shameful recalcitrance, New York will take the lead in the nation’s effort to combat sex and labor trafficking with a new law that targets this modern form of slavery.
Cameroonian Couple Sentenced on Human Trafficking Charges in the U.S.
Evelyn and Joseph Djoumessi, both Cameroonian nationals, were sentenced by a judge in Detroit, Michigan, to 218 months and 60 months, respectively, for conspiracy related to their holding a young girl from Cameroon in involuntary servitude. Judge Arthur Tarnow also ordered the defendants to pay $100,000 in restitution to the victim.
Funds Earmarked for Young American Prostitutes in Atlanta
$140,000 will fund assessment centers in five counties, but isn't enough for the emergency shelter advocates.
Debating Legalized Prostitution
Two scholars debate whether or not to legalize prostitution.
ECPAT Outlines Campaign Against Child Sex Tourism
You can do something about child sex tourism.
Massage Parlours Raided in Kansas City, Missouri; Trafficking Suspected
Federal agents and local police in Johnson County, Missouri raided 12 businesses and four homes on 10 May 2007, rescuing 15 women from ‘massage parlors'.
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