Keith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization NXIVM attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, faces sentencing Tuesday on convictions that he turned some female followers into sex slaves branded with his initials. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis will announce an almost-certain lengthy prison term Tuesday for Raniere after hearingContinue Reading

Over the weekend, Hawaii law enforcement officers recovered five minors, ages 16 to 17 years, from sex trafficking, the state attorney general announced Monday. Hawaii law enforcement recovered five minors from sex trafficking, Attorney General Clare Connors said Monday. Cory Lum A task force made up of the FBI, AG’sContinue Reading

We must resist the convenience of labelling every social ill as ‘trafficking’, say the writers. (Photo: Adobestock) Photographs of nooses, bound hands, bruised faces and gagged mouths of women and children – with the words ‘save’, ‘innocent’, ‘bought’ or ‘sold’ – are appearing on billboards and on social and otherContinue Reading