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Human Trafficking

  1. power
    Cindy McCain Apologizes After Falsely Accusing Woman of Child Trafficking“It was a woman of a different ethnicity than the child, this little toddler she had, and something didn’t click with me,” she initially said.
  2. awful things
    New Report Says Thailand’s Seafood Is Still Being Caught by SlavesHuman Rights Watch calls government regulations little more than a “theatrical exercise.”
  3. true crime
    High School Soccer Coach Arrested for Human TraffickingHe’s been accused of pimping out underage girls.
  4. awful things
    9 Immigrants Dead From Heat Exposure Inside Tractor-Trailer in TexasAnother 30 people were found alive, but many may have suffered permanent brain damage from their injuries.
  5. politics
    Human-Trafficking Report Blacklists Country That Makes Ivanka Trump’s ClothesAlmost all Ivanka Trump–brand clothes and shoes are manufactured in China.
  6. politics
    Ivanka Trump Adds ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ to Her To-do ListWhile her dad traveled, Ivanka took over.
  7. Members of Congress Ask the FBI to Help Find Missing Children of Color“Ten children of color went missing in two weeks. That’s deeply disturbing.”
  8. Report: Obama Administration Handed Child Migrants Over to Human TraffickersA Senate report finds that the federal government failed to conduct background checks on adults entrusted with the care of child migrants.
  9. Human Trafficking
    News Reports Have Helped Free 2,000 Enslaved FishermenFruits of the AP’s labor in its ongoing exposé.
  10. Bad Marketing
    SoBe Lifewater Accidentally Reminds Customers How Awful It Must Be to Work atA “Help me trapped in SoBe factory” bottle cap joke isn’t going over so well.
  11. Horrible Things
    Horrific Details Continue to Emerge About Southeast Asia’s Fishing SlavesLike working 24-hour shifts, sleeping on beds of dead fish, and watching others jump overboard.
  12. awful things
    Mass Graves of Human Trafficking Victims Found in MalaysiaMen, women, and children were kept in cages while smugglers used them for ransom. Others have been abandoned at sea.
  13. Awful Things
    A Restaurant Owner Allegedly Enslaved His Cook for Three YearsThis happened at Tandoori Grill in Los Angeles.
  14. Awful Things
    Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by SlavesAn investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
  15. Awful Things
    Guardian Says Shrimp Sold at Walmart and Costco Comes From Slave LaborA ‘Guardian’ investigation ties shrimp at several major retailers to fishmeal produced on Thai slave ships.
  16. Crime
    Owners of Kentucky Chinese Restaurant Charged With Human TraffickingInvestigators say the man and his wife made employees live in their basement.
  17. meet the new designer
    Minimal, Ethical Handbags Made of Rubber, Marble, and MoreFrom a new line called Chiyome.
  18. good deeds
    The Beauty School for Former Sex SlavesThey escaped the brothels of Cambodia; now these young survivors are learning a new trade.
  19. quotables
    Elizabeth Smart’s Abstinence Education Made Kidnapping Ordeal WorseThe abducted teen speaks out.