If activists have their way, not only the looters, but the buyers, of stolen cultural relics will face criminal repercussions.
The 44-year-old woman who was filmed in a TikTok video, had been sold at least three times, Chinese officials said.
Lisa Ricchio recently settled a first-of-its-kind lawsuit under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. She sued the motel where she was held captive, accusing it of turning a blind eye to her abuse.
The Nigerian activist was honored by the U.S. State Department in June for her efforts to combat human trafficking in Italy and Nigeria.
Prosecutors say the case marks the first time the U.K.'s Modern Slavery Act has been used to prosecute a U.K. national for crimes committed elsewhere.
Alika Kinan, a victim of sex trafficking in Argentina, made history when she sued her captors — and won. This week, she was honored as a "hero" for her activism.
Six people in western North Carolina have been arrested after officials found more than a ton of marijuana in a van.
Ronny Marty talks about his experience — and the report he helped write as a member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
The pangolin, a shy, scaly animal resembling an anteater, is being hunted into extinction, conservationists say. New efforts are underway to protect this exotic creature.