Child migrants continue to face discrimination inside U.S.

Child migrants continue to face discrimination inside U.S.

Amy Goodman & Nermeen Shaikh for Democracy Now! – WNN Interviews (WNN/DN) New York, U.S., AMERICAS: What is now considered a “humanitarian crisis” by U.S. President Barack Obama as well as other local and global immigrant advocates, has brought over 50 thousand plus migrant children to the United States within the last year. It is […]

U.S. FBI coordinates large sex-trafficking sting on heels of 2014 Super Bowl

U.S. FBI coordinates large sex-trafficking sting on heels of 2014 Super Bowl

WNN Breaking (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In an incredible crime sting operation coordinated by the U.S. FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation has rescued 16 juveniles and 70 women from sex-traffickers who were hoping to cash-in big during the Super Bowl event at the MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. During the […]

THAILAND: Minority Rohingya children face critical trafficking dangers

THAILAND: Minority Rohingya children face critical trafficking dangers

Human Rights Watch –  WNN Improve It (WNN/HRW) Bangkok, THAILAND, SOUTH-EASTERN ASIA:  Thailand’s government should urgently send ethnic Rohingya children from Burma and their families to safe and open family shelters. New research documents abuses by Thai authorities, who should take action against camps in southern Thailand used for trafficking Rohingya and punish officials complicit in […]

Photojournalist puts life in danger documenting injustice in India’s Red Light District

Photojournalist puts life in danger documenting injustice in India’s Red Light District

WNN Justice with Alia Dharssi for TRF (WNN/Thomson Reuters Foundation) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: The global problem for human trafficking and sex-trafficking has been suffering under the specter of ignorance, ‘head-turning’ and denials in South Asia for decades, outlines photojournalist Hazel Thompson, who’s work has been dedicated to bringing in-depth on-the-ground reporting on the […]

National U.S. FBI sweep rescues 105 sex-trafficked children

National U.S. FBI sweep rescues 105 sex-trafficked children

WNN Breaking (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In a detailed and comprehensive nation-wide campaign sweep that reached into 76 separate U.S. cities, 47 state divisions of the U.S. FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation along with 230 separate agencies and 3,900+ local, state and federal law enforcement officers, have successfully rescued 105 children who […]

‘Reaching Out’ Romania works to bring better lives to trafficked girls

‘Reaching Out’ Romania works to bring better lives to trafficked girls

Eva Fernández Ortiz – WNN Features (WNN) Constanta, ROMANIA: After studying psychology and living in Australia for some years, human rights activist and street-child advocate Iana Matei returned to her native country – Romania. When she returned in 1998 her life changed in a big way. As a psychologist and ‘expert’ in street children, Matai was […]

KENYA: Sex-trafficked women and girls also vulnerable to organ trafficking

KENYA: Sex-trafficked women and girls also vulnerable to organ trafficking

Gitonga Njeru – WNN  Features (WNN) NAIROBI:  With the highest rate of human trafficking in East and Central Africa, several nongovernmental organizations in Kenya are now under investigation by INTERPOL , the world’s largest international police organization, with 188 member countries. The Interpol Sub-regional Bureau for Eastern Africa is based in Kenya’s capital in Nairobi. Young […]