• Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:45
    US liquor heiress pleads guilty in sex cult case
    Clare Bronfman, heiress to the Seagram liquor fortune, pleaded guilty Friday to her role in a secretive society of women sex slaves.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 06:30
    Pope leads Good Friday procession highlighting modern-day slaves' plight
    Pope Francis on Friday led the traditional Easter week "Way of the Cross" procession in Rome, which was this year took the theme of modern-day slavery and human trafficking, including the prostitutes who ply their trade on Italy's streets.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:23
     'Smallville' actress pleads guilty in sex cult case
    New York - US actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to racketeering after recruiting women to a cult-like secret society that turned followers into "slaves" branded with the leader's initials and coerced into having sex.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    ‘Chasing’ some facts a complete waste of time
    Eric Bahrt’s usual slavering, over-the-top grandstanding shows yet again that he can be selective when it suits. Now he rolls the pages back over a year to chase what he may call “facts” without attempting to clarify. “Gotcha”? Get a life, more like.
    your say
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Flippant Duterte nearly justifies sexual offences
    It comes with the territory: That was how President Rodrigo Duterte described the heinous crime of rape against overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in a speech last week. It’s a given for those “working as slaves [overseas],” he said. “Rape comes with the territory.”
    opinion
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:07
    Must read : ‘Migrant workers are not consumables, we are humans!’
    SEOUL — Tanka Lungeli, a Nepali who works at a factory in Korea, wants to change jobs because his employer does not pay him properly. But when he told his boss and requested the move, he says he received death threats and was treated as if he were a slave.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Daring China rescues bringing Vietnam’s sex slaves home
    Two girls sprint from a hair salon into a car that will take them back to safety in Vietnam – a snapshot of the daring rescues taking place each month to free women and girls from forced marriages or sex slavery in China.
    opinion
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    The ‘slavery’ in keeping pets is benign
    Once again Robin Grant deliberately quotes Peta and me out of context to maliciously distort our positions.
    your say
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:25
    Australia moves to curb 'orphanage tourism'
    Australia has criminalised the act of falsely inducing children into orphanages as a form of slavery, in what is believed to be the first move of its kind in the world.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:39
    Firm hails slavery-free chicken
    Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) has gained the Good Labour Practices' Poultry principle through its broiler farms across Thailand which ensures slavery-free status in the company's broiler supply chain.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sashaying for slave wages
    Fashion models, many of them up to their eyes in debt, speak out about catwalk misery
    fashion
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    'Slaves to debt': fashion models speak out about catwalk misery
    Paris - They appear to be living the dream, walking the catwalks of Paris, New York and Milan in the most beautiful clothes money can buy.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges
    THAILAND’S progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today in New York.
    business
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 06:50
    US liquor heiress charged in New York 'sex slave' case
    An American heiress to a liquor fortune was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with a secretive society of women sex slaves, before being released on a $100 million bond, US prosecutors said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:27
    US upgrades Thailand’s status for anti-slavery efforts
    Thailand’s status in the latest US Trafficking in Person(TIP) report has been upgraded to Tier 2 for its efforts to combat modern slavery.
    national
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