Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: human trafficking

Women, children fleeing Ukraine vulnerable to human trafficking

Organizations and volunteers working with refugees at border crossings and transit points have warned a lack of official organization has left those arriving at serious risk of exploitation.

‘Operation Lost Angels’ recovers 33 missing children during Human Trafficking Awareness...

Child trafficking cases have increases in recent years.

Alex Acosta enabled Jeffrey Epstein’s sex crimes. Now he’s gutting funding...

During a press conference Wednesday, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta dismissed calls for his resignation and defended the 2008 plea deal given to...

Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the hidden violations of the human rights of hundreds of thousands of people.

Amnesty International: Protecting the ‘Human Rights’ of Johns, Pimps and Human...

Is the sickness of the modern culture the ability to exploit with impunity into a human right. Chris Hedges discusses Amnesty International's call to decriminalize prostitution.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.
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The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.