The Global Rise In International Organ Trafficking

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the most prevalent destinations for trafficked organs is Western Europe and the United States. These destinations have the highest number of  patients waiting for a new kidney, liver, heart or pancreas. KENYA: Sex-trafficked women and girls also vulnerable to organ trafficking Gitonga Njeru – Women News Network –…

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Op-Ed: What’s Missing in U.S. Human Trafficking Approach?

There are different schools of though about why perpetrators act out as they do. In some cases, almost none; the attention goes directly to the problem’s result and impact.  Youngbee Dale spends some time thinking about the origins of behavior for one young pimp.  His crimes make sense in the context of his life circumstances.…

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Vive la Revolution – California Law On Supply Chain Transparency

This law has exponential potential as a very effective tool in fighting child and adult slave labor. It can be applied to myriad types of manufacturing and service businesses. California is often ridiculed for maverick laws and “stand alone” stances on human rights issues.  This law when enforced, is revolutionary.  It squarely confronts the huge Goliath…

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Better late than – Boston Pushes For Human Trafficking Law

Massachusetts, a center of resistance to tyranny and cradle of Liberty is one of only four U.S. States  without laws to prosecute labor and sexual servitude. It ranked with eight other states – Alaska, Colorado, Montana, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wyoming – as having the lowest rating based on the lack of state laws critical to comprehensive…

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Nine States Lag In Laws To Stop Human Trafficking

By Chuck Neubauer The Washington Times Thursday, August 25, 2011 A Washington-based group that advocates stronger laws against human trafficking says nine states are lagging in passing laws to combat the growing crime. The Polaris Project said in a report Thursday that the nine states have either failed to enact basic human-trafficking provisions or the provisions…

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Kuwait “Addresses” It’s Human Trafficking Problem?

Kuwait is rated a Tier 3 country in the 2011 U.S. State Department Trafficking In Persons Report (page 220) for it’s 5th consecutive year  (Online TIP Report Index). “Tier 3 countries are those whose governments do not fully comply with the minimum standards and are not making significant efforts to do so.” – US TIP…

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State Lawmakers: Target 13 Investigation Could Spark Change. Hidden Camera Investigation Uncovers Big Problems

JAMES JARMAN KRDO NewsChannel 13 Twitter: @James_Jarman POSTED: 9:54 pm MDT May 18, 2011 Video Report COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two top state lawmakers say Target 13’s hidden camera investigation is uncovering big problems and should help make some positive changes.Senate Majority Leader John Morse and House Assistant Majority Leader Mark Waller told us they hope…

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Jeremy Affeldt Pursues a Noble Fantasy: Fighting Human Trafficking

By Scott Engel RotoExperts.com Managing Director May 17th, 2011 World Series champions are involved in various random conversations and activities. One player is scrolling through his text messages and e-mails on a mobile device. Another is tuning the pregame music to his liking. Others are watching television or playing cards. In the rear of the clubhouse,…

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Special Investigation: American Airspace

WESLACO – It’s an easy way in and out.rrett, Emergency Management Coordinator for Weslaco and Donna.rrett. “We don’t have law enforcement 24/7 at the airport because we have highway 77 which is part of the corridor for the cartel,” said Escobar. In the mid valley, a registered landing strip sits in an unlikely spot in Progreso,…

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