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.
It would be easy to dismiss Sutovic as grief-crazed, desperate to refute claims that her son was a heroin addict who died as a result of his own actions.
A man accused of keeping a Filipino nanny in domestic servitude is the first person to be convicted of human trafficking in B.C.
A jury on Wednesday night found Franco Orr guilty of one count of human trafficking, one count of misrepresenting facts that could induce an error and one count of employing a foreign national illegally.
The Court of First Instance also found the Filipina defendant, M.R., guilty of facilitating prostitution by two other female compatriots. The two other women, J.S. and J.V., aged 27 and 35, were sentenced to one year in prison each.
By the time she was 17, Sarah had run away from home a few times. Her mother and stepfather drank, and they ignored her. One day, as she was walking alone in the rural Ohio town where she lived, a man pulled up beside Sarah.
But human traffickers and their victims are aconstant presence in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Police Department has more than 125open investigations into sex traffickers, cases in which pimps are forcing, coercing or lying to victims so that they will sell sex for money, drugs orprotection.