Current Events 2017-04-04T19:01:19+00:00

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Durga Tree International is committed to raising awareness and educating the public about the epidemic of Modern Day Slavery. Our staff scours the internet as well as communicates with our partners to stay on top of not only the issue but the work thats being done to help end slavery in our lifetime. Check back frequently to read the most current updates in regard to this cause.

3/1/17 – Orlando Sentinel
“Modern-day slavery: The repulsive reality of human trafficking “

2/9/17 – Thomson Reuters Foundation News
“US Police arrest record 750 suspects in Super Bowl sex-trafficking stings”

2/7/17 –
“Escaping human traffickers shouldn’t be left to chance”

1/18/17 –
“How US fought human trafficking under Obama”

1/4/17 – Thomas Reuters Foundation News
“Nearly 200 children freed from South India brick kiln in one of the biggest rescues”

12/29/16 –
“Uber driver saves 16-year-old girl from sex trafficking “

12/13/16 –
“4 arrested, 10 victims found in western Massachusetts human trafficking investigation”

12/1/16 –
“Sherri Papini Case: Investigator believes Sex Trafficking could be motive behind kidnapping case”

11/29/16 –
“2 in NJ charged with keeping immigrants as slaves in halal slaughterhouse”

11/6/16 –
“Rutgers group aims to end human trafficking”

10/20/16 –
“29 pimps, prostitutes in N.J. arrested in FBI sex trafficking bust”

10/16/16 –
“21 Chibok schoolgirls, reuniting with parents, tell of Boko Haram Slavery”

9/19/16 –
“India set to unveil human trafficking law to help sex workers”

8/30/16 –
“Details released on NYC-to-Lawrence human trafficking ring”

8/16/16 – The Washington Post
“Texas woman kept Mexican slaves for 14 years, said they’d go to hell if they disobeyed”

7/11/16 –
“Why human trafficking is a public health problem”

7/5/16 – New York Post
“This is the face of the ISIS sex slave market”