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Human Trafficking

West Virginia attorney general targets human trafficking - WHSV

June 23, 2017, 5:18 pm

WHSV

West Virginia attorney general targets human trafficking
WHSV
(AP) — West Virginia's attorney general has drafted best practices for police in the state to address human trafficking and its coercion into prostitution and forced labor. The Legislature passed a new state law earlier this year that sets criminal ...

Modern-day Slavery

Immigrants say practices at Colorado detention center border on slavery - Press Herald

June 23, 2017, 1:34 am

Press Herald

Immigrants say practices at Colorado detention center border on slavery
Press Herald
A group of former detainees says the system borders on modern-day slavery. They are challenging it in federal court and have won the right to sue the Denver-area detention center's operator on behalf of an estimated 60,000 people held there over a decade.

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Child Trafficking

SJ woman to serve prison time for trafficking teen - Cherry Hill Courier Post

June 23, 2017, 6:24 pm

Cherry Hill Courier Post

SJ woman to serve prison time for trafficking teen
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Cantz was charged after an investigation by the Attorney General's Human Trafficking Unit in the Division of Criminal Justice Gangs and Organized Crime Bureau and the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. The investigation launched when Cherry Hill police ...

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Sex Slavery

'Project Dawn' Shows That Sex Trafficking Is an American Problem Too - American Theatre

June 23, 2017, 5:03 pm

American Theatre

'Project Dawn' Shows That Sex Trafficking Is an American Problem Too
American Theatre
Last year, more than 5,000 cases of sex trafficking were reported in the United States. When she started research for her newest play, Project Dawn—currently at People's Light & Theatre in Malvern, Pa., through July 9—Karen Hartman was determined to ...

Sex Trafficking

Syrian held for sex trafficking in Lebanon released on bail - Al-Arabiya

June 23, 2017, 6:49 pm

Al-Arabiya

Syrian held for sex trafficking in Lebanon released on bail
Al-Arabiya
A Syrian national accused of operating one of the largest sex trafficking rings in Lebanon has been released on bail, a judicial source told AFP on Friday. “The Mount Lebanon Criminal Court, headed by Judge Faisal Haidar, decided to release Imad Rihawi ...

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