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Brainerd, Minn., area law enforcement, advocates partner for holistic approach in sexual assaults, sex trafficking
Recently, the tracking of sexual exploitation and sex trafficking victims has become a focus in an attempt to develop data that can shed light on the scope of the problem. Of the more than 10,000 endangered ... law, state statute treated trafficked youths ... read more
Cross River gets partners in fight against human, wildlife trafficking
“Primarily, what we are doing is to encourage the rule of law. We deal with a range of topics, including human trafficking, wildlife trafficking and some of the general administration of the rule of law practices. “Like anything new, the initial ... read more
Racism linked with gun ownership and opposition to gun control in white Americans
A new study has found that higher levels of racism in white Americans is associated with having a gun in the home and greater opposition to gun control policies ... inequality and segregation under 'Jim Crow Laws', but it still captures the anti-black ... read more
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In the 2015 legislative session, a sex trafficking bill became a law that will increase criminal punishment for pimps and johns — or traffickers and customers. "A lot of people's hearts were in the right place to do something to help," Peterson said. read more
Business is booming! Child migrant smugglers tell how they make $4,000 profit per person on treacherous clandestine journey from Central America to the US
That reality gave rise to rumors of a new law or amnesty for ... or to the interior U.S. All who help along the way must be paid, and their fees are a fixed part of the cost determined by the smuggling network. Mexican youths often serve as lookouts ... read more
Africa: Pambazuka News 179:
Use your mobile phone to sign the petition in support of the ratification of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa ... Nevertheless, the new post-conflict reconstruction, institutions, structures, policies and laws that are put in place tend ... read more
Buhari signs endangered species bill into law
“The intent of this amendment is to bring the penalty provisions in line with economic realities and to act as a deterrent or deter people from trafficking ... of endangered species in Nigeria. This is an amendment bill. “This law has been in existence ... read more
Should arrested judges be suspended by NJC?
Judges are endangered species. If they are not suspended ... precedence to allow them to continue sitting as if they are above the constitution or law which they swore to uphold. The NJC needs to act now as their nonchalance could be interpreted as ... read more
What about the victims of the heroin trade?
State murder is appalling, but I'm struggling to feel sympathy for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, writes Jonathan Green. I'm struggling to feel sympathy for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. It's complicated. I don't want them to die. At least I don't ... read more
One in 10 people arrested in Paris is a Romanian immigrant (and half of them are children)
He even proposed inviting Romanian judges to France to help deal with the deportation of minors ... has also faced major problems as a centre for drugs and people trafficking. Under EU citizenship rules, Roma people have the right to move to France ... read more