Posts tagged "human trafficking"

Horror Show Restaurant Owner Kept His Chef Enslaved For Three Years

File this under worst story this side of the Ganges: a Indian restaurant owner in Los Angeles was arrested yesterday for keeping his chef enslaved for three years, and forcing…

Beejoli Shah | March 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Human Trafficking Charges Dropped Against Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban

Charges of human trafficking have been dropped against Saudi Arabian princess Meshael Alayban, 42, who lives in Orange County, California, due to lack of evidence. Alayban’s maid said her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Sex Trafficking Ring Busted In New Jersey

It is easy to think of sex trafficking as something that only happens far off in Asia or in the movie Taken. But human trafficking happens in America as well.

Mary Odell | July 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm

New York Socialite Annie George On Trial For Keeping Slave

Slavery is alive and well and happening in upstate New York, if the story of Annie George (pictured)  and Valsamma Mathai is to be believed. Mathai, who worked for George…

Julie Gerstein | March 8, 2013 - 9:40 am

President Demands Gov’t Contractors Beef Up Prevention Of Human Trafficking

President Obama issued an executive order today which will compel government contractors to assure they are not contributing to human trafficking, including sex trafficking, in the course of their…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2012 - 5:45 pm

The Military’s Dirty Little Human Trafficking Secret

We tend to think of human trafficking as something that happens over there, a crime committed by someone else. But, as discussed in a piece in the current issue of…

Julie Gerstein | June 1, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Watch A Clip From “Lindsay Lohan In India,” Her BBC Doc On Human Trafficking

OK, Lindsay Lohan’s involvement in a BBC documentary about the trafficking of women and children is très random. But if “Lindsay Lohan In India” is how LiLo tries…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Lucy Liu Turns The Lens On Sex Trafficking In New Doc

Hasn’t it been a while since we saw Lucy Liu do something fabulous? Turns out, it’s because she’s been busy producing and narrating a new documentary called “Red…

Jessica Goldberg | November 12, 2009 - 6:20 pm