Scots Unkowingly Contribute To Human Trafficking

Reporter Russell Leadbetter brings up the dilemna we all face: Do we want to know where the money we spend for items purchased or services provided is going?  At the end of the day is saving money on a good deal more important than the blood that could be behind it?   The bigger question might…

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British Council Karachi Official Awards Fake Visa Letters For Trafficking

It’s a mistake to think of human trafficking as only a dirty-knuckled-dragging thug type of business.  The machine is very large, with different levels in sophistication of operations where warranted. The market in false visas and  passports for this use alone is huge internationally.  Sometimes they’re counterfeited, sometimes bribery  for the genuine article. I believe…

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Ireland: Are Human Trafficking and Debt Bondage Separate Issues?

One man’s slave is another man’s economical source of labor. The definition is being debated on Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s watch.  History is in the definitions, as are the ability to prosecute. Where’s Bono when we need him?  Sometimes a floodlight of media attention is exactly what’s needed.   Hopefully Ire will be thinking of those…

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Great Start -Needs Tweaking: John’s Law Begins Sunday

Great start.  Let’s get all 50 states and anyone else who’s interested started on this as a bare minimum model.  Add another zero onto that first offence fine and tack on mandatory addition to the National Sex Offender Registry.  I should think that will drastically cut demand by the something-like 65% average white male between…

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Missing Oklahoma Woman Found: Dismembered By Trafficking Ring

Murder in the heartland: Trafficking is coming out of the shadows.  These displays are meant to terrify other girls in the ring into unquestionable alliance and obedience.  Is it any wonder the true numbers stay hidden?  What minor or young girl could overcome that kind of horror? Who could?  We must find and break the…

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Is Your Company Policy On Slavery Ready For Scrutiny?

If you find that many products that come from a certain country contain poisonous or dangerous chemicals will you purchous them and give them to your family anyway?  If your food is contaminated by E Coli will you eat it?   You don’t do these things because to knowlingly take these bad things in or…

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Where broken hearts still beat, and grow wings.

The story of children overcoming incredible adversity and suffering touches our hearts.  This particular story is personal to me. I’ve cuddled many of these children, stroked their hair, made them laugh and taken their picture.  They changed me.  I owe them more than I can ever return.   This is a video love letter to…

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