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Police in Spain Dismantle Chinese Human Trafficking Ring, Arrest 155

Spanish police conduct a search during one of the arrest operations Spanish police said on Tuesday (Mar 13) they had arrested 155 mostly Chinese nationals after busting a gang that trafficked Chinese migrants into Britain and Ireland for 20,000 euros (US$24,655) per person. The arrests, which included four alleged ringleaders detained in Barcelona, came

Mira Sorvino to Receive First UCLA Law Promise Institute Human Rights Award

Actress Mira Sorvino arrives at the 90th Academy Awards. Photo: Instagram/mirasorvino Mira Sorvino has been named the inaugural recipient of the UCLA Law Promise Institute Award for Contribution to Human Rights Through the Arts. Sorvino will accept the award at UCLA’s summit Lights. Camera. Reaction: The Art of Impact in Entertainment at the Hammer Museum on March 16. Many Hollywood voices

ILO Report Calls for Reforming Migrant Domestic Work Sector in Arab Region

Photo: Leila Aloui / ILO A new ILO report covering the Arab States region demonstrates the importance of reform in the domestic work sector for both workers and employers. The ILO white paper Domestic workers and employers in the Arab States: Promising practices and innovative models for a productive working relationship outlines several policy recommendations

California Survivors of Human Trafficking Can Now Register for Confidential Mailing Addresses

State Sen. Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) (Jazmine Ulloa / Los Angeles Times) Human trafficking survivors can now sign up for a confidential mailing address program that enables some California crime victims to privately receive mail, open bank accounts and register to vote. “California’s Safe at Home program has been a critical resource to survivors of

UK Report Finds 1 in 4 Female Slavery Survivors Pregnant When They Escape

Photo: Reuters/Alex Lee One in four female modern slavery survivors in the UK are pregnant when they escape from their captors, prompting urgent calls for the Government to better protect vulnerable victims in the aftermath of their ordeal. The main organisation supporting victims of modern slavery in London has revealed the majority of these women are routinely unable to access vital support with their

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Says Gangs Exploit Refugee Crisis to Enslave People

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi poses for a photo at a workshop about human trafficking and modern slavery run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in New Delhi, India, March 5, 2018. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Kieran Guilbert The refugee crisis has exacerbated human trafficking and modern slavery with global action needed to tackle the criminal gangs

Britain Accuses Facebook, Google of Profiting from “Pop-up” Brothels

Internet giants have been accused of profiting from sex trafficking by enabling 'pop-up brothels' in Britain. Firms such as Google and Facebook were raking in cash from vulnerable young women who are smuggled into the UK and forced to work as prostitutes in temporary sex clubs and massage parlours, said the National Crime Agency (NCA). Tech companies have become