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Two held on charge of human trafficking

Sunday, 21 October 2012 05:37
Two persons believed to be key links in a racket involved in trafficking women on fake passports to Gulf nations surrendered at the office of P.M. Varghese, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ernakulam Crime Branch (Organised Crime), and were arrested on Saturday.
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Shrimp exports to West tied to bonded labor

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 17:13

Editor's Note: Anti-trafficking expert Siddharth Kara is the author of “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia,” providing the first comprehensive overview of bonded labor in South Asia.

In the third chapter of my new book on bonded labour, I explore the shrimp industry of Bangladesh.

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Free Syrian Army members are trafficking in the body organs of Syrian civilians and army soldiers after kidnapping and murdering them, according to a report in the Turkish paper Yurt.

The newspaper's correspondent in Syria had shed the light “heinous events and violations regarding the organ trafficking by FSA terrorists” (see article: Syrian Terrorists Involved in Illegal Human Organ Trade http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=9107112988).

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 City DSP Arif Mirza told media in Bahawalpur that a 19-year-old resident of Shahdara was abducted by her neighbour, Samina Bibi.

She was later sold to Akbar Lashari, a resident of Tehsil Jampur, for Rs90,000. Lashari then sold her to Fazal Hussain, Jind Wadda and Hamid Khan for Rs150,000.

Civil Lines SHO Muhammad Afzal Lodhi and SI Muhammad Shabbir investigated the case and recovered the women from Fazilpur.

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Thai Lady Lured Into Prostitution In Japan

Thursday, 11 October 2012 04:08

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).

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RIVERSIDE, CA—On the day a jury was expected to hear opening statements in his trial, a Lynwood gang member pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal sex trafficking charges, admitting that he used force, fraud, and coercion to recruit teen-age girls who worked as prostitutes across Southern California.

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JACKSON, Mississippi — A man arrested as part of a kidnapping and human trafficking investigation has been sentenced to one year in prison for transporting a woman across state lines for prostitution.
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On Human Trafficking

Sunday, 19 January 2014 21:13

This week, I visited a home in Tijuana for young girls who have been trafficked — bought and sold into slavery, sometimes across international borders, sometimes not, but always horrifically abused and tortured either psychologically, physically, or both — and spoke with them, an adult trafficking victim, and Alma, who started the home.

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Bolangir: Just a month after the hands of two bonded labourers were chopped off in Odisha's Kalahandi district, another shocker has come in from the Bolangir district. This time a 10-year-old boy's hands were crushed by his owner just because he refused to work in a brick kiln.
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"We are conducting various tests to ascertain the extent of damage caused to vessels and nerves of the hands," said Choudhary. "After all his reports are available, we will be able to plan the surgery," added the doctor.

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