A Kurdish boy who looks no older than 11 mans the entrance of a military base in northeastern Syria.
His pants drag on the ground and his shirt hangs off his bony shoulders as he stands in an ill-fitting military uniform next to a Kalashnikov automatic rifle.
Boise, Idaho ( KBOI ) It's a problem we don't hear about much, that doesn't mean human trafficking isn't happening.
Boise detectives are holding seminars like this throughout the Treasure Valley to make Idahoans aware that sex trafficking is a problem right here at home.
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A Sioux Falls man accused of running a sex trafficking "house of horrors" received a maximum sentence in court Monday.
An Israeli company offered to pay a Costa Rican woman $20,000 to purchase her left kidney and a doctor reportedly paid for flights for the transplant to be carried out in March 2013, she and her husband said in a sworn statement.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier joined law enforcement officials in South San Francisco to announce the implementation of the San Mateo County Human Trafficking Protocol, a set of guidelines and procedures that will help officers to detect and investigate human trafficking cases on the Peninsula.
Hong Kong's laws on human trafficking are too narrow and fragmented to protect victims, says a report published today.
It says the city's focus on trafficking for prostitution means it is failing to address the wider problem of forced labour.
The United States government says Ghanaian women are being forced into prostitution and forced labour in foreign countries, particularly in the Middle East.
According to the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2013, Ghanaian women migrating to the Middle East to work are forced into prostitution upon their arrival.
Pat Colloton testified Monday that a state fund to help human trafficking victims is in danger of going broke because many people convicted of patronizing prostitutes are given diversion but not fined.