human trafficking

Should NATO Answer for Libya’s Slave Trade?

November 29, 2017

CNN has revealed that African migrants are being sold at slave auctions in Libya for as little as $400. As the UN weighs sanctions, professor and author Horace Campbell says the NATO powers who tore Libya apart should own up to their responsibility

The Empire Files

August 14, 2017
In this sequel to The Empire Files’ report on trafficked Filipina domestic workers, Damayan’s Linda Oalican provides a deeper context to the epidemic of human trafficking by guiding us through the history of colonialism, resistance and US domination of the islands

Financing ISIS

December 19, 2016
The story of refugee trafficking begins with the disruptions to drug smuggling caused by the Patriot Act, says journalist Loretta Napoleoni

Japan

September 9, 2013
Tensions in East Asia are putting stress on Japanese society as rightwing activists begin to target resident Koreans. This has led to some politicians calling for legislative action against “hate speech”

Brazil Protests

June 18, 2013
Protest against bus fare increase sparked nationwide protest movement demanding systemic change

Latin America

June 18, 2013
Protest against bus fare increase sparked nationwide protest movement demanding systemic change

India

June 12, 2013
Millions of people, including children, toil in bonded labor in India, even though the practice has been outlawed for years

Behind Mexico's Bloodshed

May 2, 2013
While the media concentrates on energy, trade talks and securing the border, the real issue is Mexico’s descent into a narco-state

Human Trafficking

April 29, 2013
In three years a total of 452679 victims of child trafficking cases were reported but number of prosecutions was only 25006 – 6% of the cases being reported