Associated Press: Donald Tump files suit claiming copyright infringement by a Lithuanian “Mrs. Universe” pageant. “One of the main thrusts of the Lithuanian pageant was awareness of human trafficking, which continues to plague many East European countries. Participants held a discussion on the topic in Lithuania’s government, which helped sponsor the pageant, and presented a project, ‘Beauty Against Human Trafficking,’ as a possible idea to combat the problem.”
Posts Tagged ‘flood’
The devastating flood that has ravaged Pakistan for almost a month, has left an estimated four million people homeless. An article in The Epoch Times last week warned that instances of human trafficking were likely to rise during these kinds of natural disasters.
In an email sent to Free the Slaves this morning, the Pakistani anti-slavery group, Green Rural Development Organization (GRDO) said “hundreds of thousands” of displaced flood survivors are living in camps around Pakistan—and that read more >
Pakistanis sit on the floor of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, August 4th, 2010. Photo by Horace Murray.
The Epoch Times: Pakistani flood unleashes wave of human trafficking: “‘There are predators in this world who can take advantage of these terrible disasters and the chaos that ensues,’ said World Vision’s Connie Lenneberg on ABC Radio.”
Hawaii, Alaska, among the “dirty dozen” US states with inadequate read more >