LONDON (TrustLaw) - In Haiti, it's the little girl who is kept home from school and forced to clean her sister's house or else be beaten with electric cables.
Thousands of miles away in India, it's the shy, young woman left at the mercy of an agent who finds her a job as a maid but takes her earnings.
A federal grand jury has added 15 counts against four members of a Flagstaff family accused of luring Vietnamese citizens to the United States and forcing them to work without pay under abusive conditions.
BANKGOK – October 10, 2012 [PDN]: The arrest of a Thai man on sex trafficking charges was announced by Pol. Maj .Gen. Chawalit Sawangpuech, commander of the Anti-Human Trafficking division (AHTD).
Song Ja Cha, 70, a bar owner in Guam, was sentenced to life in prison today for her involvement in a sex trafficking scheme to force young women and one juvenile girl into prostitution, the Department of Justice announced.
BANGKOK – September 16, 20122 [PDN]: The arrest of a Thai woman for sex trafficking overseas was announced at the National Operation Center on Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking by Pol.
Yet another instance of Sri Lankan refugees or nationals becoming victims of human smugglers has come to the fore with the latest incident off Nagapattinam.
NONTHABURI – August 23, 2012 [PDN]: the arrest of a woman for human trafficking was announced at the National Operation Center on Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking.
Making the announcement was Pol. Maj. Gen. Chavalit Sawangpuech, director of the NOCHT; Pol. Col. Prakal Sangsongfa; Pol. Col. Prasert Pattanadee, vice director of NOCHT; and Pol. Col. Chitpop Tomuen, director of NOCHT.
Over 700 victims where rescued from human trafficking in Argentina in the first seven months of 2012, according to a Justice Ministry report.Most of the people were rescued from sexual slavery and sweatshops.