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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life at the age of 16, gets clemency

Without Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's intervention, Brown would have remained in prison at least until 2055

Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain ‘stolen baby’ case

The court found former gynaecologist Eduardo Vela guilty of taking Ines Madrigal, now 49, away from her mother as a newborn in 1969

Girls as young as 10 sold as sex slaves in South Africa

The normalisation of gender discrimination is blamed as the crucial factor that makes women and girls vulnerable to human traffickers.

Over 600 arrests in China for child trafficking

Chinese police have arrested 608 people suspected of selling children and freed 178 children in a crackdown on 10 provinces on child trafficking.

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