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Human Trafficking is a Third World Problem, Right?

Law enforcement struck a heavy blow against human trafficking organizations in the last month, with major arrests in Thailand and Spain. Police raided a prison island off the coast of Thailand where hundreds of Burmese refugees were held for ransom, or auction. The European arrests netted 75 criminals in a Chinese-based trafficking ring. But, what […]

The Forgotten Victims

Violent crime leaves a vortex of pain in its wake.  The system offers a small measure of justice for the victims, but the families are left behind.  I’ve spoken with mothers who lost their sons, and fathers who lost daughters.  The single common thread among them was helplessness.  There was nothing they could have done […]