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Migration Preying on disaster: How human trafficking has spiked in quake-shattered Nepal

April 28, 2017 ·  By Nimisha Jaiswal for www.irinnews.org

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The year following two earthquakes that devastated Nepal saw a spike in desperate people falling into the clutches of human traffickers. Two years later, with the country’s infrastructure and economy still in ruins, NGOs say human trafficking is still on the rise. Nepal has long been a source of economic migrants, and the money they’ve […]

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10 Facts about Human Trafficking

April 28, 2017 ·  By Ellen Wulfhorst for news.trust.org

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WASHINGTON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human trafficking can mean captive labor on the seas to domestic workers trapped in private homes and children and women forced to suffer sexual violence. Here are 10 facts about human trafficking around the world: 1. Trafficking is considered the exploitation of men, women and children forced to […]

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National award winning film on child abuse to be shown in PMC schools

April 27, 2017 ·  By Ardhra Nair for indianexpress.com

Komal is a ten-minute animated movie on child abuse.

The women and child development ministry and the Central Board of Secondary Education have endorsed the movie. The movie would be telecast soon, said ministry officials Komal, a film on child sexual abuse which won this year’s national award for best educational film, may soon become compulsory viewing in PMC-run schools in the city. “We […]

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Darwin ex-firefighter Andrew Stenhouse admits possessing child pornography videos

April 27, 2017 ·  By Avani Dias for www.abc.net.au

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A former Darwin fire chief has pleaded guilty to possessing child abuse material, including videos of children performing sexual acts that one investigating officer said was the worst she’d ever seen. Andrew Stenhouse, 58, was found by Australian Federal Police and NT Police with eight videos on a hard drive that showed children between the […]

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Gang rape in Sweden streamed live on Facebook

April 26, 2017 ·  By Agence France-Presse for newsinfo.inquirer.net

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Three young men suspected of gang raping a woman in Sweden and livestreaming the attack on Facebook have been detained, police said, urging social media users on Monday to turn over the footage. The suspects, aged 18, 20 and 24, were arrested early Sunday in an apartment in Uppsala, 70 kilometers (45 […]

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Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

April 26, 2017 ·  By Agence France-Presse for newsinfo.inquirer.net

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BANGKOK, Thailand — A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his girlfriend’s child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social network’s live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes. Officers on the southern resort island said they were alerted to the video by friends of the […]

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Huge Canada child sex ring bust

April 26, 2017 ·  By www.news24.com

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Montreal – Police in Toronto on Friday announced the arrests of more than 100 men accused of using the internet to solicit sex with minors as young as 13. In all, 104 men were arrested over a four-year period, said Detective-Sergeant Thai Truong, who headed the investigation. Police launched the inquiry after discovering in 2013 […]

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African migrants seeking Europe sold as ‘slaves’ for $200

April 25, 2017 ·  By Agence France-Presse for newsinfo.inquirer.net

Men wait to disembark from the Italian Coast Guard vessel “Dattilo” following a rescue operation of migrants and refugees at sea, on February 1, 2016, in the port of Messina, Sicily. African migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, including for sex, for as little as $200, international monitors said Tuesday, citing testimony from victims. AFP

GENEVA, Switzerland — African migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, including for sex, for as little as $200, international monitors said Tuesday, citing testimony from victims. Having paid human traffickers in the hope of finding a better life many instead were held hostage and their families extorted for ransom. […]

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CCTV shows mother who staged baby’s death get ‘thumbs up’ before carrying body onto London bus

April 24, 2017 ·  By Rachel Roberts for www.independent.co.uk

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Drug-addicted pair found guilty of causing daughter’s death before ‘naive’ attempt to cover up their crime CCTV footage has emerged showing a mother carrying her dead baby on to a bus as her partner gives her a thumbs-up, as part of an attempt to stage their daughter’s death. Rosalin Baker, 25, boarded the bus with […]

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China remains world’s biggest executioner—Amnesty Int’l

April 21, 2017 ·  By Agence France-Presse for newsinfo.inquirer.net

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BEIJING—China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said Tuesday, as death penalties in the world decreased overall. The human rights organization estimates the Asian giant alone killed “thousands” of people, a figure based on examinations of court records and news reports. All other countries together executed at least 1,032 […]

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