Tag Archives: labor trafficking

Domestic human trafficking of homeless youth (video)


“What happens to trafficked children in the U.S. when they are discovered by the police?  Often they are arrested on prostitution charges, thrown into jail and treated like criminals, even though they are minors.” – (excerpt from “Huffington Post – … Continue reading

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9 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking


Human trafficking has been identified as the largest human rights violation in the history of mankind. Here are nine things you should know about modern-day slavery.   Read More

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Human trafficking: I dreamed of a better life (1st of 3 stories)


Assured of KSH24,000 a month, housing and airfare Njeri* took on a job as a hotel housekeeper in Saudi Arabia. Her hope of opportunity and comfort quickly turned to calamity. Instead, she found herself imprisoned as a domestic worker with … Continue reading

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Global Freedom Center shines light on human trafficking


A Carmel couple organized a presentation Saturday to raise awareness about human trafficking and solicit donations for a new organization co-founded by their daughter-in-law to combat the problem on an international scale.

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Oklahama: The brutal killing of Carina Saunders raises awareness of human trafficking


Editor’s Note:  The story that follows contains disturbing and graphic details. The October discovery of Carina Saunders’ dismembered remains behind a Bethany grocery store stunned the community. Then, shocking evidence surfaced that the 19-year-old Mustang High School graduate and varsity … Continue reading

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Polaris Project – Summer Labor Trafficking


Q&A with Alden Pinkham on Summer Labor Trafficking by Samantha Jacobson, Public Outreach and Communications Fellow During the summer months, door-to-door sales crews, carnivals, and rural agriculture hire large numbers of workers. By nature, these jobs are temporary and relocate … Continue reading

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Illegal Burmese Fishermen Rescued From Traffickers


Police helped three smuggled Burmese men who had been forced to work on a Sattahip fishing boat when they had wanted to go to Bankgok. Two men were arrested for suspected trafficking. Police also helped 20 other Burmese from fishing … Continue reading

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US State Dept. – Trafficking in Persons Report – June 2012


This is a link to the Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2012, produced by the U.S. State Department.  The report is an excellent source for anyone wishing to become familiar with the issues surrounding human trafficking in all it’s forms: … Continue reading

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