Monday, 16 September 2019

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Two US Marines arrested for migrant trafficking

LOS ANGELES: Two US Marines have been arrested for smuggling undocumented Mexican migrants into the United States in exchange for money, according to a court document. Byron Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were arrested on July 3 along the Mexican border in Jacumba, California, the document said. They ...

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‘Love Sonia’ gives voice to ‘voiceless girls’

LONDON (Reuters): Her role as a victim of sex trafficking was so harrowing that Mrunal Thakur almost backed out. To research the experiences of women and girls sold into the sex trade, like the title character she plays in the film “Love Sonia”, Thakur met survivors in red light districts ...

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Human trafficking on the rise in world: UN

UN: The number of human trafficking victims around the world is on the rise while armed groups and terrorists are trafficking women and children to generate funds and recruit, according to the latest Global Report on ‘Trafficking in Persons’. The 2018 report, released by the UN Office on Drugs and ...

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Gomez supports anti-human trafficking charity

LOS ANGELES-CM: Selena Gomez has been silently supporting anti-human trafficking charity A21 for the past six months. The 26-year-old singer has revealed she has been volunteering for the non profit organisation – which aims to bring an end to human trafficking and slavery – since March, but remained silent about ...

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Based on child trafficking ‘Love Sonia’ to release on September

BOLLYWOOD: ‘Love Sonia’, based on the horrors of child trafficking, will release on September 14. Tabrez Noorani’s ‘Love Sonia’ is a hard-hitting story of a 17-year-old girl who risks her life to rescue her sister from a vicious human trafficking network across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. The film ...

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Pope decries human trafficking for forced labor, sex trade

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis is urging everyone to combat the “shameful crime” of human trafficking, noting that it’s often linked to migrant smuggling. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter’s Square, Francis decried that many adults and children are trafficked into slavery for forced labor, sex businesses, organ ...

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