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US worst human trafficker: Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has accused the US of being the world's biggest importer of trafficked humansThe Russian foreign ministry said Monday that the US which ... Read more...

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Over 180 trafficking victims rescued in Philippines


June 5th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 5 (IANS) At least 184 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by Philippine navy and air force personnel from a ship that was to take them to ... Read more...

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Delhi rape victims to get Rs.3 lakh as compensation


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Victims of rape and acid attacks in the capital will be given a compensation of Rs.3-5 lakh, the Delhi government announced Monday.The relief will come ... Read more...

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Hillary meets victims of human trafficking in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interacted with young women rescued from human traffickers and listened keenly to their tales in her first programme after arriving ... Read more...

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Hillary meets victims of human trafficking in Kolkata


May 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interacted with young women rescued from human traffickers and listened keenly to their tales in her first programme after arriving ... Read more...

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UN launches anti-human trafficking drive in Portugal


April 14th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 14 (IANS) A United Nations' public awareness campaign against human trafficking has been launched in Portugal.Organised by the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), the drive was ... Read more...

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Meghalaya to compensate rape victims


February 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a comprehensive policy to pay compensation to victims of rape and human trafficking, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Wednesday."Rape victims in ... Read more...

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Stewart donates shoes to charity


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Twilight actress Kristen Stewart has donated a pair of her shoes to charity to help victims of human trafficking.A statement from the charity, Shoe Revolt, reads: ... Read more...

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Freedom at last - thanks to state-backed legal aid


June 29th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) He was acquitted but Ravi Kumar, incarcerated in Burail jail here on charges of reckless driving, had no clue. Not till the State Legal Service Authority ... Read more...

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Five Indians trafficked for organ sale rescued in Ghana


May 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 28 (IANS) Five Indians, who were being trafficked to Canada for organ sale, have been rescued and sent back to India, a police official said."The five Indians ... Read more...

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Cage asks people to stand up against organised crime


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage is urging international community to stand up against organised crime and help victims of human trafficking.The actor, who was named a United Nations ... Read more...

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How an Andhra cop became a global anti-trafficking hero


June 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) An Andhra Pradesh policeman, who has just been named by the US among nine anti-trafficking heroes worldwide, says a victim-centric approach, roping in NGOs and strict ... Read more...

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US hails Andhra police officer as anti-trafficking hero


June 15th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 15 (IANS) Sattaru Umapathi, an Andhra Pradesh police officer who has led numerous operations across India to rescue victims of human trafficking, has been hailed as a hero ... Read more...

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We were merchandise, says former sex slave


March 11th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS/AKI) When Isoke Aikpitanyi left Nigeria in search of a new life in 2000, she thought she was going to work as a fruit vendor in a market in ... Read more...

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Texas bar Owner charged with sex trafficking of minors


February 12th, 2010 - 4:43 am ICT by BNO News
MCALLEN, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – A Texas bar owner was indicted for sex trafficking minor females, U.S. Attorney Tim Johnson said Thursday.Beleal Garcia-Gonzalez, 34, a Mexican national and resident of Mission, Texas ... Read more...

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Moore, Kutcher to do charity work on V-Day


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood couple Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore will spend this Valentine doing charity work. They will spend time with the victims of human trafficking. "Demi and I have agreed ... Read more...

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Set up anti-trafficking cell in every district: Chidambaram


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday urged all states in the country to set up anti-human trafficking cells in every district. "Only nine districts have anti-human trafficking ... Read more...

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Buddhist model is new Miss Nepal (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) A 20-year-old popular Buddhist model and music video star Thursday prevailed over Nepal's Maoists as well as 14 other contenders to walk off with the Miss ... Read more...

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Government books manpower recruiter for false visa promises


May 25th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has filed a case against a Mumbai-based recruiting agent for sending Indian workers to a US shipyard on "false promise" of ... Read more...

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Jobcentre adverts accused of enticing girls into prostitution


April 30th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The British government funded job centres have been criticized for luring women and girls into prostitution through their advertisements, Brit MPs were told.A charity that helps women ... Read more...

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A manual for cops to combat human trafficking


April 18th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Government released a manual on Friday for police personnel in New Delhi, to effectively counter human trafficking as well as dealing sensitively with the victims.The ... Read more...

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‘Embassy violates protocol in trafficked Indians’ case’


March 17th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 17 (IANS) A noted US legal scholar and human trafficking expert has criticised the Indian government for allegedly violating international protocols as its embassy in Washington investigates the trafficking ... Read more...

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Other guest workers in US side with abused Indians


March 16th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian workers in a Mississippi shipyard who have alleged they were victims of human trafficking have found support from guest workers from other countries. Representatives of the ... Read more...

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Trafficked Indians allege inaction as embassy reviews report


March 14th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, March 14 (IANS) Indian workers in a Mississippi shipyard who have alleged they were victims of human trafficking are unhappy that Ambassador Ronen Sen has not met them ... Read more...

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Court orders two businessmen to do community service


March 11th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked two businessmen to perform community service with a voluntary organisation for a year as punishment for firing three shots at their ... Read more...

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Ravi promises support to Indian trafficking victims in US


March 9th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, March 9 (IANS) A group of about 100 Indian victims of human trafficking in the US has found support from Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi who has ... Read more...

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Indian workers at US shipyard allege human trafficking


March 7th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 7 (IANS) More than 100 Indian workers at a Mississippi shipyard staged a walkout claiming they were victims of human trafficking and lived and worked in abysmal conditions. The ... Read more...

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