Human Trafficking

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 06:01
Operation Lucero targeted organizations accused of smuggling hundreds of individuals into U.S. through south Texas each week.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 09:13

Review of the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. Presided by Senator Corker.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:52
We issued a report on our human rights observations around the world, the purpose of this document is not to scold and it’s not to name and shame. It is to enlighten and to energize, and most importantly, to empower people.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 08:37
We’re proud that this marks the 15th year of producing a Trafficking in Persons Report, and it’s also the 15th anniversary of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act, or TVPA.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:19
A top Eritrean diplomat said human traffickers, not rights abuses, were driving people to leave the impoverished African country, after a U.N. body accused the government of presiding over forced labor, torture and other rights violations.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 07:02
With thousands of victims and just a few convictions, the nations that make up Central America's Northern Triangle region have yet to prove that crime doesn't pay when it comes to human trafficking.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 05:35
Selected to receive a $953,500 Minerva grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Minerva Research Initiative, three distinguished researchers will examine the connections between terrorism and organized crime in Central Asia, South Caucasus and Russia.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 06:29
Victims of sex trafficking are paralyzed with fear and work under coercion in the city's bars, restaurants and massage parlors, and breaking down their frightened silence is the main challenge facing prosecutors.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 13:48


A hearing of Senate Committee on Foreign Relations concerning modern days slavery and ways to end it. 


Panel One

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 07:56
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall spoke on human trafficking at Center for Strategic and International Studies