JAMMU: The district administration officials conducted the raid and rescued 111 ‘bonded labourers’ from the brick kiln in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“As many as 111 ‘bonded’ labourers have been rescued from a brick kiln in Kathua district,” reliable sources here today.
QUEZON CITY, Feb 10 (PIA) -- With the successful signing of the peace negotiations with the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), we must now have serious efforts to address the practice of using children as combatants in armed conflict.
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.
12 February marks The International Day Against The Use Of Child Soldiers, otherwise known as Red Hand Day.
Sleuths of anti-human trafficking unit of the Criminal Investigation Department, in a joint operation with a team comprising officials of the district administration, raided the brick kiln at Bagalur village near Lingarajapuram.
The report by New York-based Human Rights Watch details a brutal extortion racket in which victims, most of them would-be migrants from Eritrea in the Horn of Africa, are beaten, burned and mutilated by smugglers while their anguished relatives – contacted by mobile phone – are forced to listen to their screams.
A couple and their five minor children from Odisha, who were allegedly forced to work as bonded labourers at a brick manufacturing unit at Kannurahalli near Hoskote on the outskirts of the city, were rescued on Thursday.
He controlled every aspect of her life and threatened to kill her family if she didn't sell her body to strangers.
Correll Slawter forced the 17-year-old girl to work as a prostitute for more than four months before Niagara Regional Police arrested him on a human trafficking charge.