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What does 'modern slavery' mean?

The term modern slavery was coined in 2013 to collectively describe the crimes previously known as human trafficking, slavery, forced labour and domestic servitude.The Modern Slave Bill, introduced to the House of Commons in June 2014, will make it easier ... [Published itv.com - 23 hours ago]
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South Jersey group sheds light on human trafficking

Kelly Master doesn’t want you to see her Internet search history. You’d be likely to call the cops.The sordid list would go something like this: sex for hire, child porn, prostitution, young, firm, first-timers and teens – all terms having to do with ... [Published Burlington County Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Number of trafficking victims rises

The number of British children identified as being trafficked for sex or forced labour within the UK has surged in the last year, crime-fighters have said, as high-profile abuse cases in Rotherham and Rochdale boost awareness of the crime.Britain was ... [Published BT.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Man Gets 3 Years In Underage Sex Trafficking Case

RAPID CITY, SD -A South Dakota man has been sentenced to three years in prison in an underage sex trafficking case.U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 25-year-old John Miller was also ordered to three years of supervised release. Miller is one of nine ... [Published KELOLAND TV - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

'Son was brainwashed' - forced labour trial hears

THE mother of a man who was allegedly forced to work on a Gwent horse-breeding farm for 13 years has told a court she believes her son could have been brainwashed.Jean Simester yesterday gave evidence in the trial at Cardiff Crown Court and said she believes ... [Published South Wales Argus - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Scandal leads to spike in identification of victims

The child sex abuse scandal in Rotherham is one of the reasons for a spike in identified victims of child human trafficking, according to the National Crime Agency.It says the number of British children identified as being trafficked for sex or forced ... [Published Sheffield Star - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Media: Kiev legalized slavery for the return of U.S. debt

The Ukrainian authorities are trying to pay off loans USA, the EU and IMF, September 23, coined the term " Labor service "that legalized in the country of slavery, writes OpEd News.Labor service requires Residents of Ukraine in military time be subjected ... [Published RIN.ru - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Brother’s Keepers

By Mukul SharmaPerhaps the best way to understand the nature of intercessory prayer — a prayer that pleads with God on behalf of others — is through an example. It is widely believed that after the People's Republic of China annexed Tibet, there was a ... [Published Economic Times - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Trafficking victims in Europe forced into life of crime

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Linh, a 14-year-old Vietnamese girl, is found in a cannabis farm during a police raid in the Netherlands.Hundreds of miles (kms) away in Britain Maria, a 13-year-old Roma girl, works 12 hours a day begging and st ... [Published Yahoo! India - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

HSI announces new Maine human trafficking task force

Nearly 80 law enforcement officers from 30 Maine and Canadian agencies are partnering with the newly-commissioned U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) Human Trafficking Task Force in order to combat ... [Published Government Security News - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Is depletion of wildlife causing social conflict?

Decline in biodiversity is a source of social conflict rather than a symptom, according to a UC Berkeley report. Zoe Loftus-Farren elaborates the issueAccording to a paper recently published in the journal Science, environmental challenges like overfishing, ... [Published Deccan Herald - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Labor traffickers prey on the vulnerable

Diego’s story begins in a small town in Mexico.The 30-something man was making $50 a week from manual labor, yearning for a better life for his family of six.The offer from a recruiter with a landscaping company was too good to pass up: He could make ... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - Sep 28 2014]

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The NCA report states: "Traffickers and slave masters use whatever means they have at their disposal to coerce, deceive and force individuals into a life of abuse, servitude and inhumane treatment."
The Ukrainian authorities are trying to pay off loans USA, the EU and IMF, September 23, coined the term " Labor service "that legalized in the country of slavery, writes OpEd News."
It says this will make prosecutions easier and prevent the "undercutting of local workers and responsible businesses by the exploitation of low-skilled workers from Europe"
In fact, a similar example occurred 2,000 years ago when a beaten and tortured man nailed to a cross prayed for his torturers saying, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do."

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Human trafficking laws get stricter, awareness ... [Published Burlington County Times - 1 hour ago]
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Despite mandatory restitution law, courts rarel... [Published ABA Journal - 2 hours ago]
Man Gets 3 Years In Underage Sex Trafficking Case [Published KELOLAND TV - 4 hours ago]
Human trafficking cases in region ‘up’ [Published Sun Star Network - 5 hours ago]
Nkrumahphobia: The Last British Resort [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - 8 hours ago]
Human trafficking victims in the Bristol area a... [Published Bristol Post - 10 hours ago]
'Son was brainwashed' - forced labour trial hears [Published South Wales Argus - 13 hours ago]
Scandal leads to spike in identification of vic... [Published Sheffield Star - 14 hours ago]
Palestine: On Israel’s little-known concentrati... [Published Muslim News - 14 hours ago]
Media: Kiev legalized slavery for the return of... [Published RIN.ru - 14 hours ago]
Pass The Pencil – Share A Picture: Help Eradica... [Published PRWeb - 15 hours ago]
Rise in UK trafficking and slavery [Published BBC - 21 hours ago]
Brother’s Keepers [Published Economic Times - 22 hours ago]
Report: Rise in British minors trafficked for s... [Published itv.com - 23 hours ago]
HSI announces new Maine human trafficking task ... [Published Government Security News - 23 hours ago]
Number of trafficking victims rises [Published BT.com - 23 hours ago]
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What does 'modern slavery' mean? [Published itv.com - 23 hours ago]
Brown Signs Bill to Fight Human Trafficking [Published Carlsbad Patch - Sep 29 2014]
Stop Taking Saudi Money, Washington [Published New York Observer - Sep 29 2014]
Tobacco sector seeks government’s stance on the... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
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