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Filipino American

Jan 5, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Human Trafficking Victim Sues Her Alleged Exploiters

Human Trafficking Victim Sues Her Alleged Exploiters

posted by Randall

human trafficking

Views from the Edge

An alleged victim of human trafficking is suing her former employer who she accuses of treating her like a slave.

Edelynne Bergado, who filed a suit against Marlon and Nelle-Ann Velonza , claims that she was lured to the U.S. with promises of a green card and a well-paying job.

Upon … Read more

Crime

Dec 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Nebraska Motel Owners Plead Guilty for Enslaving Immigrant

Nebraska Motel Owners Plead Guilty for Enslaving Immigrant

posted by Randall

MotelViews from the Edge

Modern day slavery may be occurring right under your nose.

For years a man from India working at a Super 8 Motel in Kimball, Nebaska, was forced to work fo low wages and threatened with deportation, according to prosecutors.

Two men, Vishnubhai Chaudhari, 50, and Leelabahen Chaudhari, 44, of Kimball, Nebraska, … Read more

Filipino American

Dec 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Class President Missing for More than Two Months

Class President Missing for More than Two Months

posted by Randall

Tyla-Ann PlacenciaThe father of a missing 14-year old girl fears his daughter may be the victim of human trafficking.

Tyla-Ann Placencia had just been elected class president at Oceana High School in Pacifica near San Francisco when she went missing on September 27.

“When you have a beautiful young lady that can make herself look almost … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on No Happy Ending to Racist Song

No Happy Ending to Racist Song

posted by Randall

Happy Ending

It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.

Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.

Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more

Crime

May 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Thailand Pledges to Stop Pipeline of Human Trafficking to U.S.

Thailand Pledges to Stop Pipeline of Human Trafficking to U.S.

posted by Randall

human-trafficking-graphicThai authorities are pledging their cooperation to stop the human trafficking of Thai women to the United States, reports The Nation.

The pledge comes after the arrests of 21 suspects in a human trafficking ring accused of sending hundreds of Thai women to the United States to work as prostitutes.

According to CNN, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Tracing the Journey of a Human Sex Trafficking Survivor

Tracing the Journey of a Human Sex Trafficking Survivor

posted by Randall
Shandra Woworuntu

Courtesy: Shandra Woworuntu/Facebook

By Minnie Roh
Asian American Life

Human trafficking or sex slavery may conjure up images of young children in third world countries, or something that only happens in seedy red light districts, but sex slavery survivor Shandra Woworuntu says sex trafficking is happening all around us.  Sometimes it’s even happening right in … Read more

Crime

Dec 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Stockton Couple Indicted on Human Trafficking Charges

Stockton Couple Indicted on Human Trafficking Charges

posted by Randall
Human TraffickingBy Ed Diokno
 
A husband and wife were indicted for human trafficking. Most of the victims were from India and other countries of South Asia.

Satish Kartan, 43, and his wife, Sharmistha Barai, 38, of Stockton, Calif, were indicted recently by a Stockton grand jury for forced labor and conspiracy to commit forced labor.

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Crime

Oct 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on 17 Indicted for Sex Trafficking & Exploiting Hundreds of Thai ‘slaves’

17 Indicted for Sex Trafficking & Exploiting Hundreds of Thai ‘slaves’

posted by Randall
Human Trafficking

The human trafficking ring spread across the country.
DOJ Graphic

By Ed Diokno

Hundreds of Thai women were offered a chance at the American dream, instead they lived a nightmare as “sex slaves” in a human trafficking ring exposed and busted by a multi-agency investigation that netted 17 arrests, according to an indictment unsealed this … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DNC Notebook: AAPI Participants Passionately Involved in the Political Process

DNC Notebook: AAPI Participants Passionately Involved in the Political Process

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard nominates Bernie Sanders

Tulsi Gabbard walks onto the stage of the Democratic National Convention to nominate Bernie Sanders for President

By Ed Diokno

 

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard  (D-Hawaii) did get her moment at the Democratic National Convention when she nominated Sen. Bernie Sanders for President.
Gabbard was vice chair of the Democratic National Committee and butted heads with … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Washington Post: Chinese Nanny Allegedly Held Captive and Treated Like a Dog

Washington Post: Chinese Nanny Allegedly Held Captive and Treated Like a Dog

posted by Randall

Lili Huang

Lili Huang is accused of kidnapping and abusing her nanny

If you think your boss is bad, wait until you hear what one boss is accused of doing.
 
A nanny in Woodbury, MN was found beaten and starved with a broken rib and sternum.
 
Her boss, 35-year old Lili Huang, has been charged … Read more

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