Monthly Archives: October 2021

New24 Suspect held as police rescue over 50 young men from home in Joburg

Ntwaagae Seleka More than 50 young men allegedly smuggled illegally into the country have been rescued in Zakariyya Park. The victims were from East Africa. The police acted on a tip-off that led to the house where the victims were kept. Swift action by Johannesburg-based police officers on Thursday night led to the rescue […]

New NGO aims to raise awareness on human trafficking

By Asanda Matlhare Intern Journalist– For more info see: Date: 01 Oct 2021 Not only does the foundation aim to raise awareness of human trafficking, it also wants to shine a light on gender-based violence. In a bid to combat human trafficking, the Hope to Heal Foundation has launched its inaugural Global Action for Freedom Summit. Not only […]

Largest human trafficking sting in Ohio history nets 161, including politician, firefighter

A firefighter, college professor and a Cleveland-area city councilman were among 161 people nabbed in a statewide sex sting operation last week, described as Ohio largest ever focused on human trafficking. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and law enforcement officials from Franklin, Montgomery, Portage and Summit counties, as well as social service providers and former human […]