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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Venite Bernard's feet are bloodied and torn because, she said, she had no time to grab her sandals when she fled her shack with her youngest children as gangsters roamed the Haitian capital's most notorious slum, shooting people in their homes.
KUALA LUMPUR: The special committee to study alternative forms of punishment to the mandatory death penalty needs more time to come up with recommendations, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
KUALA LUMPUR: The special committee to study alternative forms of punishment to the mandatory death penalty needs more time to come up with its recommendations, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
While many activists have called for the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act – well known now as Sosma – to be abolished, the government says that the law is still needed to deal with terror activities and is looking to amend it instead.
LAHORE: Page after page, the names stack up: 629 girls and women from across Pakistan who were sold as brides to Chinese men and taken to China. The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor and vulnerable.
Homeland Security Investigations section has a little-known Child Exploitation Investigations lab where agents scour disturbing photos and videos of child sexual abuse.
London: Three men have been jailed for human trafficking after smuggling three Vietnamese teenagers and a young man into Britain from France, police said on Friday (Dec 6).
BANGKOK: Efforts to protect Thai seafood workers from labour exploitation and modern slavery risk stalling as most international brands and retailers refuse to pay their suppliers more to comply with new anti-slavery policies, researchers said.
MANILA (ANN): The alarming prevalence of 'baby-for-sale' cases should prompt a comprehensive review of the adoption process and anti-trafficking laws in the Philippines, detained Sen Leila de Lima said on Wednesday (Dec 4).
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Top corporate executives and labour leaders on Monday issued a public plea for the United States to stay in the global pact to avert catastrophic temperature rises, arguing the battle against climate change would protect the nation's economy and create jobs and businesses.