News about human trafficking. Commentary and archival information about human trafficking from The New York Times.
Police in eastern Spain opened an investigation into a suspected human trafficking route after discovering two trucks carrying Iraqi refugees in less than a month.
Posted: March 12, 2017, 1:42 pm
The website, under pressure, dropped the ads, many of which featured minors. But the unanticipated result is that prostitution can now be even riskier.
Posted: March 11, 2017, 10:00 am
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