Somalis Flee to Ethiopia Refugee Camps. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Phnom Penh Post: Police stepping up operations to combat human trafficking

By: Mech Dara, 23 May 2018: The National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) said on Tuesday that operations against human trafficking and sexual exploitation networks are increasing. Last year, the National Police, judicial working groups, and municipal and provincial prosecutors, cracked down on 159 such cases. This is an increase of 72.82 percent on the 92…

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Check out Freedom Collaborative’s Online Platform to Combat Human Trafficking

The Freedom Collaborative Program is the first online service platform to facilitate connectivity, knowledge-sharing and cross-border cooperation among anti-trafficking stakeholders. To achieve a significant reduction in slavery and forced labor, those on the frontline—NGOs, investigators, researchers and lawyers—must collaborate to a much greater extent.

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Civitas Maxima: Jungle Jabbah sentenced to 30 years in prison

19 April 2018: Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah”, was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, culminating a landmark case in the United States and marking a long-overdue milestone for justice in Liberia. Thirty years is the maximum sentence he could have received and one of the longest prison sentences for…

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“We Would Not Feed our Animals Food from the Sudan Government”

By Esther Sprague and Cynthia Tai In response to the serious humanitarian crisis in Sudan and current negotiations related to the crisis, Sudanese and those advocating on their behalf sent a letter this week to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. President Obama urging them to uphold international humanitarian law and to insist that…

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