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United States: Zimbabwe Making Progress in Combating Trafficking in Persons - VOA Zimbabwe;

United States: Zimbabwe Making Progress in Combating Trafficking in Persons - VOA Zimbabwe

VOA ZimbabweUnited States: Zimbabwe Making Progress in Combating Trafficking in PersonsVOA ZimbabweA United States government report says Zimbabwe made notable progress to strengthen its capacity and to respond to cases of trafficking in persons in the past year. “The (Zimbabwe) government made key achievements during the reporting period (2016- ...and more »

[Adam Minter] China's trafficking problem - The Korea Herald;

[Adam Minter] China's trafficking problem - The Korea Herald

The Korea Herald[Adam Minter] China's trafficking problemThe Korea HeraldThe US State Department's decision to name China one of the world's worst offenders in human trafficking was greeted with predictable resentment in Beijing. With some justification, Chinese officials argue that they're at least trying to tackle a ...and more »

Nepal being used as human trafficking transit: US report - Himalayan Times

Nepal being used as human trafficking transit: US reportHimalayan TimesAs reported over the past five years, Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking, says the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report released by the US Department of State today.and more »

US commends Zim progress on human trafficking - New Zimbabwe.com;

US commends Zim progress on human trafficking - New Zimbabwe.com

New Zimbabwe.comUS commends Zim progress on human traffickingNew Zimbabwe.comTHE United States (US) government has commended Zimbabwe for progress made towards meeting the minimum standards for elimination of human trafficking. This comes as the latest Trafficking in Persons Report released on Tuesday revealed the country ...and more »

Trafficking In Persons 2017 Report Shows Progress In The Caribbean - News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News;

Trafficking In Persons 2017 Report Shows Progress In The Caribbean - News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News

News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily NewsTrafficking In Persons 2017 Report Shows Progress In The CaribbeanNews Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily NewsNews Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. June 30, 2017: The U.S. State Department's annual Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report 2017, issued Monday, shows progress in some Caribbean countries but leaves some unhappy with their Tier rankings. Secretary of ...and more »

IGP: We will stop human trafficking - The Star Online

IGP: We will stop human traffickingThe Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: The police have renewed its commitment to wiping out human trafficking in the wake of Malaysia being taken off the Tier 2 Watch List under the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report 2017. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar ...and more »

China and North Korea Complicit in Modern Day-Human Trafficking and Slave Labor - The Epoch Times;

China and North Korea Complicit in Modern Day-Human Trafficking and Slave Labor - The Epoch Times

The Epoch TimesChina and North Korea Complicit in Modern Day-Human Trafficking and Slave LaborThe Epoch TimesSecretary of State Rex Tillerson introduces the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report at the State Department in Washington on June 27, 2017. (Paul Huang/Epoch Times). While unveiling a new State Department report on June 27, Secretary of State Rex ...and more »

Belize gets another black eye for trafficking in persons - Breaking Belize News (blog);

Belize gets another black eye for trafficking in persons - Breaking Belize News (blog)

Breaking Belize News (blog)Belize gets another black eye for trafficking in personsBreaking Belize News (blog)“The Government of Belize does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so.” “Belize is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex ...and more »

Guyana Earns Highest US State Department Ranking in Human Trafficking Fight - Caribbean360.com (subscription);

Guyana Earns Highest US State Department Ranking in Human Trafficking Fight - Caribbean360.com (subscription)

Caribbean360.com (subscription)Guyana Earns Highest US State Department Ranking in Human Trafficking FightCaribbean360.com (subscription)The US State Department says the issue of human trafficking is now being better addressed in Guyana, but more still needs to be done. GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday June 29, 2017 – Guyana has made significant advances in the fight against human ...and more »

Jamaica Tier Two on Trafficking in Persons Report - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Tier Two on Trafficking in Persons ReportJamaica GleanerThe 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report by the US Department of State has ranked Jamaica at Tier Two for its efforts to fight human trafficking in 2016. The ranking signifies an increasing effort to eliminate trafficking but a failure to meet minimum ...and more »

Congress needs to combat human trafficking: Letter - Poughkeepsie Journal;

Congress needs to combat human trafficking: Letter - Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie JournalCongress needs to combat human trafficking: LetterPoughkeepsie JournalIn our politically divided nation, I think there's one American value we can all agree on: Everyone deserves to be free. On Tuesday, the State Department released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report, which ranks 187 countries on their efforts to ...and more »

US State Department downgrades China to lowest rating in human trafficking report - JURIST;

US State Department downgrades China to lowest rating in human trafficking report - JURIST

JURISTUS State Department downgrades China to lowest rating in human trafficking reportJURIST[JURIST] In the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report [report, PDF] released on Tuesday, the US State Department [official website] downgraded China to Tier 3, which is the lowest tier for human trafficking. Tier 3 represents "countries whose governments ...and more »

Gov't vows to keep up anti-trafficking efforts; China slams US report - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Gov't vows to keep up anti-trafficking efforts; China slams US reportBusinessWorld Online EditionTHE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed on Thursday the US government's Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report as of June 2017, which placed the Philippines in Tier 1, the highest level in the rankings, for the second consecutive year, with a vow ...and more »

All governments must work harder to stop human trafficking - Catholic Online;

All governments must work harder to stop human trafficking - Catholic Online

Catholic OnlineAll governments must work harder to stop human traffickingCatholic OnlineWith an estimated 20 million victims of human trafficking today, all governments must step up their enforcement efforts, a new report by the State Department insists. Ivanka Trump: Ending Human Trafficking A Top Priority For White House. The President ...and more »

China's Tier 3 Ranking a Reminder of Trade Risks Facing Seafood Industry [Editorial] - SeafoodNews (subscription)

China's Tier 3 Ranking a Reminder of Trade Risks Facing Seafood Industry [Editorial]SeafoodNews (subscription)China has been downgraded to Tier 3 in the US annual trafficking in persons report. The reason given was that China had not responded to US inquiries about what progress it was making in this area, after being listed as Tier 2 for several years. Most ...and more »

US report says Malta failing to take necessary action to fight crime - Times of Malta;

US report says Malta failing to take necessary action to fight crime - Times of Malta

Times of MaltaUS report says Malta failing to take necessary action to fight crimeTimes of MaltaMalta remains a source and destination country for women and children subjected to sex trafficking and a destination for forced labour victims. Photo: Shutterstock. Malta is urged to “vigorously investigate and prosecute” human trafficking offences and ...and more »

Malaysia Will Continue To Improve Its Position In Future TIP Reports - malaysiandigest.com

Malaysia Will Continue To Improve Its Position In Future TIP Reportsmalaysiandigest.comPUTRAJAYA: The concrete steps taken by the government which resulted in an upgrade from Tier Two Watch List to Tier Two in the latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report recently is just the beginning of a series of measures to protect human rights and ...and more »

US Lists China Among World's Worst Human Trafficking Offenders - New Delhi Times;

US Lists China Among World's Worst Human Trafficking Offenders - New Delhi Times

New Delhi TimesUS Lists China Among World's Worst Human Trafficking OffendersNew Delhi TimesThe United States on Tuesday declared China as among the world's worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, placing it alongside countries the U.S. has long disparaged – Iran, North Korea and Syria. The annual U.S. State Department report ...and more »

Full Text : Trafficking in Persons Report 2017 - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka;

Full Text : Trafficking in Persons Report 2017 - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Sunday Times Sri LankaFull Text : Trafficking in Persons Report 2017The Sunday Times Sri LankaThe 'Trafficking in Persons Report 2017' released by the US State Department suggested boys are more likely than girls to be exploited in commercial sex in coastal areas for child sex tourism. The report said as a result of efforts by the government ...and more »

Letters to the Editor for Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Lynchburg News and Advance

Letters to the Editor for Thursday, June 29, 2017Lynchburg News and AdvanceEven given the realities of political division today, I'd like to think that there's at least one American value we can all agree on: Everyone deserves to be free. On June 27, the State Department released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report, which ...and more »