Telos Entertainment brings Music Artists Together to Fight Human Trafficking

Joseph Vincent and Clara C pose with each other backstage after their successful performance at Telos Entertainment x Not For Sale Benefit Concert. Credits: ©Sthanlee B. Mirador/PRPP Peter Gonzaga LA Red Carpet Examiner It was  special night of human trafficking awareness as Telos Entertainment Group presented the Not For Sale concert event last Wednesday night, […]

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Sex Trafficking & Exploitation – 2012 – Village Voice

By Christopher Burgess, Published March 24, 2012 Recently I opened up the NY Times web page to see Nicholas D. Kristoff’s piece “Where Pimps Peddle Their Goods” which speaks to how Village Voice Media accepts advertising on their websites which offers lightly veiled solicitations for the services of “escorts” and the like, both male and […]

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Top corporations highlight ending human trafficking as “smart business”

Businesses gradually obtain ownership of anti-trafficking initiatives within their sphere of influence and are applying self-regulatory standards as part of their corporate social responsibility. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Top corporations gave the fight to eradicating human trafficking a boost on Friday. During a luncheon co-organized by End Human Trafficking Now (EHTN) and […]

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Israeli charged with trafficking African migrants

Associated Press | Posted: Sunday, March 25, 2012 An Israeli man has been charged with participation in a human trafficking ring that captured and tortured African migrants in Egypt’s neighboring Sinai desert, according to an indictment released Sunday. The indictment said the accused _ a Bedouin from the Negev desert in southern Israel _ extorted […]

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How to Combat Sex Trafficking in Massage Parlors

By Sunday, March 25, 2012 – Rights So Divine by Youngbee Dale WASHINGTON, March 25, 2012—Law enforcement officials across the U.S. agree that sex trafficking in massage parlors continues despite efforts to curb the practice. However, the recent success against the sex trade in massage parlors in Georgia demonstrates that there may be a path […]

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Sharp rise in human trafficking in Sindh

KARACHI – Sindh has recorded a sharp increase in reported cases of human trafficking since the beginning of the year, and the trend could continue unless the authorities take action to contain it, say activists. Some 190 cases have been reported in the province in the first two months of 2012, according to Zia Ahmed Awan, chairperson […]

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Embassy staff part of Human Trafficking Cartel

An international human trafficking ring is working with employees of some embassies in Kenya to recruit unsuspecting Kenyans into forced labour in the Middle East. The cartel lures Kenyans by placing advertisements of well-paying job opportunities in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar or Kuwait in local newspapers. Desperate young men and women, some […]

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Tampa man accused of pimping teen at Orlando hotel

By Jeff Weiner, Orlando Sentinel 3:08 p.m. EST, February 14, 2012 A Tampa man was arrested on sex-trafficking charges in Orlando on Friday, an arrest report states, accused of selling sex with a 16-year-old girl. The report states that agents of the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation arrested 24-year-old Jeremy Coburn on Friday at the Hyatt […]

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Jacksonville Beach mother accused of selling sex with daughter for drugs

By Jim Schoettler JACKSONVILLE BEACH – Police accused a Jacksonville Beach mother Monday of repeatedly selling sex with her 6-year-old daughter for drugs and money, but her mother said the woman was also a victim of drug dealers. Dalina J. Nicholas, 35, is being held on a child-neglect warrant in the investigation, which began in early […]

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Let’s Break Mental, Emotional Chains of Human Trafficking

BY KATHERINE FERNANDEZ RUNDLE www.miamisao.com Human trafficking crimes occur on the shadowy edges of daily existence. Effectively exposing this problem, allowing knowledge and awareness to shine a bright light on these very dark crimes are important early steps in our efforts to end human trafficking. International Human Trafficking Awareness Day was memorialized on Jan. 11, […]

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