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Canada Targets Traffickers, With a Close Eye on Sex Work

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The arrests last week of the three remaining perpetrators of the alleged Opapa human trafficking ring, which forced 19 people recruited from Hungary to endure long work days, poor living conditions and no pay in the Canadian construction industry, has ca

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Bob P. (414)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 2:48 am
good news thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 4:46 am

Elle B. (84)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 8:20 am

Divergent revolution (331)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 8:42 am
so it's true EVERYTHING has a price.
Mind numbing.
thanks Cal

Robyn M. (123)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 9:24 am
It is all too sad!!

Rose Becke (295)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 4:48 pm
Thanks Cal

Lin Penrose (92)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 6:07 pm
Thanks Cal. Why are sex and the deviants of a simple survival activity (sex/ reproduction) so important. Something (pleasure-pain?) is badly wired in human brains and DNA regarding reproduction. Incredible destructions, mis-communications and tremendous tortures for billions of creatures for many thousands of years, because of this brain anomaly.

Eileen R. (13)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 8:49 pm
wish they would stop bringing in foreign workers so i could actually work, 20 years experience working in engineering gone, no work in 4 years

bilja c. (48)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 1:56 am
good. step further against ultimate crimes.

JL A. (287)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 8:04 am
Glad Canada is address modern day slavery

Anthony Hilbert (6)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 5:19 pm
As usual, while it's admitted that nine tenths of the problem is not sex-related, this is used as an excuse to target sex workers. Not help them, of course, just make work harder for them.


Gene Jacobson (268)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 5:25 pm
"As of May, the RCMP was aware of 23 Canadian cases in which human trafficking charges were laid, she wrote. Forty-three people have been convicted in these cases, including 22 convictions for sexual exploitation, she said. The Canadian courts are now reviewing another 62 cases involving about 152 victims."

Thanks, Cal. Just think though, if this is what they KNOW about, and we already know that most crime goes undetected, how many other children out there are in this same situation. And if this number is this large and the problem as well in Canada, how much larger is it here in the US? It isn't enough to prosecute the pimps, they are the scum of the earth, yes, but as low or lower are the "market" for which these children are intended. I'm not a death penalty supporter but if there were a place I'd come closest to making an exemption it would be for people who traffic in children and every bit as harsh toward those who USE these children for their own ugly, perverted, stinking gratification. I am shamed to share a species with such as these.

Paula M. (39)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 10:41 am
Good for them!
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