News about human trafficking. Commentary and archival information about human trafficking from The New York Times.
President Donald Trump says he will bring the “full force and weight” of the U.S. government to combat an “epidemic” of human trafficking.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 8:01 pm
The sordid details of a case in which R. Alexander Acosta, the new pick for labor secretary, agreed not to bring federal charges are set to air again.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 12:58 am
Japan has long tightly restricted immigration, but a shortage of low-skilled workers has politicians and companies rethinking their beliefs.
Posted: February 10, 2017, 5:50 pm
This documentary is a chronicle of the fight to hold an online classifieds site liable for children being sold into sex slavery.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 10:13 pm
Reports of human trafficking have risen yearly since 2007 — a sign awareness may be growing. A team of airline workers has battled the problem for several years.
Posted: February 7, 2017, 12:09 pm
Investigators say they have been denied the authority to look into dozens of cases. And they have warned of national security implications.
Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:08 pm
The ruling is a victory for dozens of women who had pressed the government to admit that it helped create camp towns where Koreans worked in bars and brothels.
Posted: January 20, 2017, 2:11 pm
Joannie’s case is a familiar one to prosecutors in the Bronx, who see runaway girls advertised for sex on Backpage.com.
Posted: January 15, 2017, 1:00 pm
The authorities are making progress in restricting a website as a medium for sex trafficking.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 8:21 am
Xyza Bacani, a former domestic worker, has documented the plight of illegally trafficked migrants in Singapore.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 8:05 am