Monthly Archives: August 2019

R Kelly ‘hates solitary so much he’s begging a judge to stick him in cell with monsters who could kill him for being sex offender’

FALLEN R&B star R Kelly has made a desperate plea to be let out of his solitary prison cell, even if it means sharing a room with killers and paedophiles. The singer is making a plea to a federal judge to be removed from solitary confinement and put in the general population. Kelly’s lawyer Steven Greenberg […]

Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World

A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members By Alanna Vagianos The most dangerous place for women is in their own homes, a new report from the United Nations concludes.  The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released the “Global Study on […]

The Boy Scouts scandal shows the sexual abuse of boys is a far bigger story than we’re willing to admit

Boys’ experience of abuse may be construed as consensual or desired. They often aren’t even thought of as potential victims. This has to change. Holly Kearl Wednesday 7 August 2019 13:00  I grew up Mormon in the US, and as a teenager I saw my male peers become part of Boy Scouts troops. I was jealous that they could play […]

Trafficking victims ‘forced into homelessness and re-exploitation’ as they are denied immigration status

Hundreds of people recognised as survivors of modern slavery between 2015 and 2017 had no right to remain in Britain so were unable to access permanent accommodation and financial assistance, says British Red Cross May Bulman Social Affairs Correspondent @maybulman Tuesday 30 July 2019 11:00  The Independent Modern slavery survivors in Britain who do not have UK or […]


Africa has the highest prevalence of slavery, with more than seven victims for every 1,000 people, according to a 2017 report by human rights group Walk Free Foundation and the International Labour Office. Picture: @UNmigration/Twitter LAGOS – Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for […]

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids

Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffickers who exploited foreign workers in the construction industry. Police and customs officers launched a massive human trafficking raid in Berlin on Wednesday morning, prosecutors in the German capital said. Around 1,900 officers are taking part in […]