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Washington, DC, United States (4E) – A total of 105 sexually exploited children were rescued and 150 people who prostituted them were arrested in 76 cities across the U.S. over the weekend, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced on Monday.

Editor’s note: Francesca L. Garrett is a long-time victim’s advocate and Executive Director of the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio.

By Francesca Garrett, Special for CNN

The girl on the news is wearing pink flip flops.

A 36-year-old man identified as Victor Ezewuodo has been arrested by the Liberia National Police in connection with Human Trafficking.

Suspect Victor Ikenna Ezewuodo was arrested on August 2, 2013 and charged with the commission of the crime of illicit trafficking of human beings and migrant sumuggling.

Bangui - Smiling from the back of a pick-up truck careering through Bangui, a child no older than ten clutches a rifle, struggling to stay upright in his freshly-pressed uniform.

It's a familiar scene in the Central African capital, where demobilised child soldiers hoping to find their families and start a different kind of life regularly arrive at specialist centres run by western charities.

Yasmi Mohammed has left her sick mother at home in Morocco after promise of a job in Liberia, she agreed to travel far West of Africa to get a better shot at life to care for her sick mother.

Washington D.C., Jul 12, 2013 / 05:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-A State department official has testified before Congress explaining that China, Russia and Uzbekistan have not made adequate progress in addressing human trafficking in recent years.

A recent report by the US State Department has said that 90 per cent of the human trafficking in India is internal and those from the most disadvantaged sections, including the lower castes are the most vulnerable.

LIVINGSTONE residents have been urged to be alert and guard against cases of forced labour and human trafficking as the city prepares to co-host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in August this year.

When the recent textile factory disasters in Bangladesh revealed the conditions in which thousands of workers toil to bring the world cheap clothing, many of us decided we could do without some of the high street brands which tacitly enable such modern slavery to flourish.

Rabat — Morocco needs tougher laws to combat human trafficking, a United Nations envoy warns.

Upon invitation of the government, United Nations Special Rapporteur Joy Ngozi Ezeilo just visited Rabat, Casablanca and Tangier to assess the magnitude of the problem in the kingdom.

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