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The Runaway Princesses
The Runaway Princesses. In a shocking exposé by New Yorker staff writer Heidi Blake, the celebrated modernizer and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, faces scrutiny for alleged mistreatment within his own family. Despite championing gender equality and vowing to eliminate obstacles faced by women, revelations from former employees shed light on…
Levin: We Have ‘Modern Day Slavery’ Going on at the Southern Border
Levin: We Have ‘Modern Day Slavery’ Going on at the Southern Border. Mark Levin, in a recent broadcast of "Life, Liberty & Levin" on Fox News, passionately decried the ongoing issue of what he labeled as "slavery" at the U.S.-Mexico border. Levin highlighted the lack of mainstream media attention to this problem, accusing the…
Aiken Tech holds panel to discuss human trafficking
Aiken Tech holds panel to discuss human trafficking. During Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Aiken Technical College hosted a panel discussion to educate the community and raise awareness about this pressing issue. Panelists shared insights into how their agencies handle human trafficking cases, emphasizing that some cases are reported through calls, while others arise during…
Governments failing to properly tackle modern slavery, says Theresa May
Governments failing to properly tackle modern slavery, says Theresa May. Princess Eugenie took center stage at Davos, hosting a panel discussion on modern slavery, where she was joined by an unexpected participant—former UK Prime Minister Theresa May. The event, aimed at addressing the role of business and government in combatting modern slavery and human trafficking,…
Money Laundering and Human Trafficking
Money Laundering and Human Trafficking. In the world of crime, human trafficking and migrant smuggling are growing concerns that go beyond the obvious consequences. Reports show a worrying increase in these crimes globally, affecting countries along migration routes, including those bordering sought-after destinations. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a major financial hub, is a prime…
The case of ‘John of God’ – Sex Trafficking and Baby Farming
The case of 'John of God' - Sex Trafficking and Baby Farming. Back in 2018 the shocking revelations surrounding Joao Teixeira de Faria, popularly known as “John of God,” have exposed a disturbing web of alleged crimes, including sexual abuse, running a sex slave farm, and engaging in a sinister baby trafficking operation. The 77-year-old…
The Dynamics of Human and Sex Trafficking in Brazil
The Dynamics of Human and Sex Trafficking in Brazil. Brazil stands out as a country of significant interest and concern in the global fight against human and sex trafficking due to a combination of geographical positioning, border issues, legislative gaps, and socio-economic factors. Geographically, Brazil's expansive borders and proximity to various countries create a complex…
Nigeria’s Struggle Against Human Trafficking
Nigeria's Struggle Against Human Trafficking. Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation and largest economy, has been grappling with the daunting challenge of human trafficking, particularly in the form of sex and child trafficking. Notably, Nigeria's connection to various destination countries further emphasizes the need for a comprehensive approach to combat this pervasive issue. Nigeria as a…
Hundreds of victims held in modern-day slave conditions in Brazil, saved
Hundreds of victims held in modern-day slave conditions in Brazil, saved. Brazilian authorities conducted the country's largest joint operation in August, resulting in the rescue of 532 victims. The operation, which spanned over 22 states and the capital, Brasilia, involved over 200 inspections. Slavery in Brazil is legally defined as forced labor, encompassing debt bondage,…
Human Trafficking in the Amazon Rainforest
Human Trafficking in the Amazon Rainforest. Over the past five decades, nearly one-fifth of the Brazilian Amazon has succumbed to deforestation, driven by the ruthless pursuit of agricultural and livestock expansion. Yet, beneath the felled trees and vanishing landscapes lies a parallel crisis—one that often remains unseen but is equally urgent: human trafficking. Every day,…