Just the other day a neighbor girl on our street was petrified when a swaggering stranger rang the door bell at 2pm - she happened to be home from school that day - she did the right thing - she picked up her cell phone and called her dad. Totally unrelated, but adding to her fear: the incessant rain had leaked into the telephone junction box down the street and the homephone line to her house was plagued with static and she feared the stranger had meddled with the wires. (The stranger also parked his vehicle right in the family driveway - a big No-No since there is always plentiful parking on our street). This could have been someone who stopped at the wrong house or on the wrong street. The vehicle had no identifying marks and the man did not appear to be wearing any sort of uniform or logo. Could have been nothing... but...Missing Persons & Sex Slavery: Is This Where They've Gone?
No one wants to think about this, let alone talk about it.
All the missing women across the USA from Marizela Perez to Suzanne Lyall... are they being held against their wills as sex slaves?
Sex slavery is very active in the US Latino community, and who is to say there are not illegal brothels that offer women of various races for forbidden sexual trysts with hundreds of men a month? Bodies sold for boxes of cookies?
The proliferation of easily accessible porn on the intenet may be the driving force behind a new era of lust that has settled over the planet.
If you like this article, feel free to give it a little "push" on blokube!Human trafficking is the modern-day equivqlent of slavery - I wonder if people who have vanished, people like Marizela Perez, Suzanne Lyall and Karen Wilson may still be alive, enslaved right here in North America?
As unimaginable as it seems, slavery and bondage still persist in the 21st century. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Millions of people around the world are living - and will die - as slaves. The 2008 U.S. State Department “Trafficking in Persons Report,” found approx. 800-thousand people are trafficked across national borders. That does not include the millions trafficked within their own countries. [video]
An exhibition [Images of human trafficking] on human trafficking which attracted more than 65000 visitors in London and attracted thousands more in New York.
Austria becomes int'l human trafficking transit point, destination
Leonardo Sakamoto [pt] links to the online petition demanding the end of slavery in Brazil. “The majority of the employers who adhere to this system are big land owners, who have world class technology and exploit this “disposable people”.
The musical documentary Call + Response is Justin Dillon’s ambitious and masterful artistic counterattack to an all-too-easy-to-overlook enemy who still sells men, women, and children like commodities to the highest bidders. The grainy, undercover film footage taken in Asian brothels is interspersed with the testimony of eloquent activists such as Gary Haugen of the International Justice Mission and actress Ashley Judd, as well as performances by the Cold War Kids and Matisyahu, the Orthodox Jewish reggae artist.
PHILIPPINES: Immigration chief urges govt ‘team effort’ against human trafficking
QUEBEC: Francophonie pressed on human rights - Amnesty International insists group of nations should be stricter with members on the issue. [...more...]
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