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By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Fort Worth sex trafficking ring ends with a life sentence for ‘Zigg’ Davis, ‘Pooh’ Sanders and ‘Pedro’ Lagrone

A Fort Worth man was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison, announced Erin Nealy Cox U.S. Attorney of the Northern District of Texas. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Ride For Freedom Bike Team Crossing USA to Fight Human Trafficking

Four young men with no biking experience or formal training are attempting to bike 3,200 miles in 50 days to raise money to fight human trafficking. Tanner Ming (20), Andre Palare (20), Anthony Kucich (21) and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Sexual exploitation activists praise video game maker for removing sexually graphic content

From Dawn Hawkins, Senior VP & Executive Director, National Center on Sexual Exploitation, on Steam, one of the largest distributors of online games, has contacted several video game developers asking them More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Oakland human trafficking case: James Monroe charged for running teen girl sex trade

An Oakland man is now facing nine felony charges, including human trafficking, rape and kidnapping, as Contra Costa County prosecutors Tuesday filed charges in a sex trade bust. James Monroe James Monroe, 26, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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President Trump signs FOSTA to fight human sex trafficking

President Trump signed H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), on Wednesday. The anti-human trafficking bill was passed by both houses of Congress. Photo/Sawso.org Trump More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Women’s March organizers are calling FBI’s seizure of backpage.com over human trafficking charges a ‘crisis for sex workers’

The top online human trafficking site, Backpage.com, was seized by the federal government two weeks after the U.S. House and Senate passed a bill to stop online human sex trafficking. Now organizers from the Women’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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South Korean Court Rules on US Troops

In South Korea’s flawed democracy, lawsuits against the government for violation of human rights hardly ever succeed. Information to use as evidence are in the government’s hands and resources available to accusers More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans fleeing their country, Neighboring countries stretched to capacity

Since 2014, more than 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety, food and medicines in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain. Image/CIA Neighboring More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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House passes human trafficking bill, targeting online sex trade, sites like backpage.com

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an historic legislative package to fight online sex trafficking, by a vote of 388 to 25. The legislation included H.R. 1865 the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Human trafficking data portal to pull information together to battle sex slavery around the world

A new initiative, the world’s first human trafficking data portal, the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC), has been created by IOM, the UN Migration Agency and Polaris. photo/ Sammis Reachers “We More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation to Walgreens, Target: Remove the ‘dehumanizing’ SI Swimsuit issue

The new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is making headlines with their “#MeToo” theme, despite having the models pose nude, and the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation is calling on retailers to More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Chicago sex trafficking sting net 31 arrests, national total of arrests tops 600

Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart’s office said that south suburban police arrested 31 sex buyers as part of a nearly monthlong national sex trafficking sting operation. Dart’s office stated that nationally, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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National Center on Sexual Exploitation conducts awareness of sex trafficking during Super Bowl

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is conducting its annual Tackle Demand activism campaign to shed light on the sex trafficking that occurs every year at the Super Bowl. While the claim that More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Missouri husband and wife, Larry Dykes, Alicia Dykes arrested for keeping teen sex slave

A Missouri couple have been charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl whom a prosecutor alleges was kept as a “sex slave.” Larry and Alicia Dykes of Strafford, both age 42, were charged with More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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North Carolina human trafficking sting leads to arrests of Autumn Beal, Gregory Sterling, Alicia Halstead

The FBI and Hagerstown Police Department charged three people during a human-trafficking sting that was conducted Tuesday at hotels in the city. Hagerstown police said in a news release that the undercover operation More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Maryland police have arrested Abiathar Vance, charged with three counts of human trafficking

Police in Maryland have charged a man with human trafficking after authorities said he trapped a 16-year-old girl into prostitution. Frederick police said Abiathar Vance, 39, was with a 16-year-old girl whom he More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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California high school coach Elan Seagraves arrested in human trafficking case

Police have arrested a Sacramento high school soccer coach on charges he forced two teenage girls into prostitution. Elan Seagraves Elan Seagraves, 34, was taken into custody in the early morning on Christmas Day. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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New reports reveals human trafficking problem in Billings Montana

In a new article published on Billings Gazette, the law enforcement and FBI efforts in Montana have resulted in spotlighting the growing and serious problem in Montana communities: human trafficking. Linking human More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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#TackleDemand attempts to target sex trafficking at Super Bowl with message ‘don’t buy sex’

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is launching a new awareness campaign with over 20 partners to target demand for sex trafficking at the Super Bowl and beyond. “How do you stop sex trafficking More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis evokes MLK, ‘new global forms of slavery’ and immigration topics

TRANSCRIPT VIA TIME: The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation, which has accomplished so much good throughout the history of the United States. The complexity, the gravity More...


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