Menu Close

ARTICLES

Categories
Ukraine: 51 Newborn babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in Kyiv

Ukraine: 51 Newborn babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in Kyiv

UKRAINE, Russia neighbor. At the Venice Hotel in Kyiv, 51 newborn babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded because their adoptive parents are not allowed to enter the country. The infants were born as countries around the world faced strict travel ...
South Africa: Gerrie Nel to represent Ballito families after officers allegedly manhandled child

South Africa: Gerrie Nel to represent Ballito families after officers allegedly manhandled child

KWADUKUZA, South Africa. AfriForum has volunteered to represent the 11 Chaka’s Rock residents arrested on Sunday morning for allegedly violating lockdown regulations. Head of AfriForum’s private prosecution unit advocate Gerrie Nel said they were investigating the matter to establish the ...
South Africa: High Court in Pretoria rules in favour of Collins Khosa’s family

South Africa: High Court in Pretoria rules in favour of Collins Khosa’s family

ALEXANDRA, Gauteng. Khosa was allegedly beaten to death by members of the army when they saw half a glass of alcohol in his yard in Alexandra. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ordered absolute rights such as those to ...
South Africa: Gang war feared on Cape Flats after attempt on life of 'Lastig'

South Africa: Gang war feared on Cape Flats after attempt on life of ‘Lastig’

There are rumblings of war on the Cape Flats after alleged 28s gang boss Ernie "Lastig" Solomon was targeted in a hit. On Tuesday, the day after Solomon was injured in Hawston, near Hermanus, two men were shot in the ...
Success: Baby A Was Rescued At The Time Of Birth

Success: Baby A Was Rescued At The Time Of Birth

13 MAY 2020. Meet Baby A, the newest member of the Unchain our Children family!!! Baby A was born in the early morning hours of 13.05.2020. Unchain our Children was notified @ 02:22 of the birth. An ambulance was called and ...
Worldwide: Police have seized ten tons of Class A drugs globally since March due to lockdowns

Worldwide: Police have seized ten tons of Class A drugs globally since March due to lockdowns

WORLDWIDE. At least 10 tonnes of Class A drugs have been seized worldwide since March as gangs try to move bigger quantities during the corona virus pandemic. The National Crime Agency (NCA) claimed that global lockdowns have put organised crime groups and drug ...
South Africa: SA anti-human trafficking hotline records 140% increase in calls

South Africa: SA anti-human trafficking hotline records 140% increase in calls

SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa’s anti-human trafficking hotline received a total of 588 calls at the end of March, compared to the 245 calls during the same period last year. A21, a global organisation dedicated to combating human trafficking, said the ...
South Africa: US Blasts Cuban Doctors in South Africa-‘Profit of Human Trafficking’

South Africa: US Blasts Cuban Doctors in South Africa-‘Profit of Human Trafficking’

CAPE TOWN, South Africa. The US government has criticised South Africa for accepting the assistance of Cuban doctors to fight Covid-19 in the country, accusing Cuba of profiting from human trafficking. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters at ...
Australia: Cardinal 'knew about child abuse cases'

Australia: Cardinal ‘knew about child abuse cases’

CANBERRA, Australia. Cardinal George Pell, who was accused of sexually abusing two boys in the 1990s, knew about child abuse cases taking place in the Archdiocese of Ballarat in 1970s and 1980s, according to a royal commission report tabled on ...
Britain: Zoom responds after hacker streams child abuse video into children’s fitness class

Britain: Zoom responds after hacker streams child abuse video into children’s fitness class

PLYMOUTH, Southwest England. Zoom on Sunday issued a statement over the incident where a hacker streamed child sex footage when more than 60 children were attending a virtual fitness class on the platform in Plymouth in southwest England. Zoom in its ...
South Africa: North West ANC Councilor arrested for raping a minor

South Africa: North West ANC Councilor arrested for raping a minor

KLERKSDORP, South Africa. African National Congress ward councilor appeared briefly in the Klerksdorp Magistrate Court today – Tuesday. Paki Mqikela appeared in court on charges of statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl. According to the statement released by the ANC ...
Uganda: KCCA rescues child prostitution victims

Uganda: KCCA rescues child prostitution victims

KAMPALA, Uganda. Four victims of child prostitution have been rescued by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. The victims from Rukungiri and Iganga were handed over to KCCA by well-wishers. According to the KCCA Director of Gender and Community Services and Production ...
Mexico: First drugs, then oil, now Mexican cartels turn to human trafficking

Mexico: First drugs, then oil, now Mexican cartels turn to human trafficking

MEXICO CITY — Organized crime is mutating in Mexico as gangs who steal oil and sell drugs try a lucrative new line of work trafficking people, according to a top official fighting money laundering. Santiago Nieto, head of Mexico’s financial ...
Cambodia: 3 More Cambodians arrested as part of Phuket human trafficking ring

Cambodia: 3 More Cambodians arrested as part of Phuket human trafficking ring

PHUTEK PATONG. 2 Cambodian women and 1 man have been arrested in Phuket’s Patong municipality as part of a human trafficking ring where children were routinely beaten with wire hangers if they failed to meet their 3000 baht per day ...
South Africa: Child rapist in KZN sentenced to 3 life terms, 58 years imprisonment

South Africa: Child rapist in KZN sentenced to 3 life terms, 58 years imprisonment

KWAZULU-NATAL. A KwaZulu-Natal man has been sentenced to three life terms for kidnapping and raping children over a 14-year period. In a statement issued on Sunday, police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said Phelelani Mazibuko, 44, was sentenced in the Estcourt Regional ...
South Africa:  President Ramaphosa blasts ‘despicable’ crime wave during lockdown

South Africa: President Ramaphosa blasts ‘despicable’ crime wave during lockdown

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to take action after a wave of gender-based violence, robbery and vandalism across the country. Since a nationwide lockdown was announced on March 27 in a bid to curtail the spread of the coronavirus ...
South Africa: Demobilising South Africa’s ‘child soldier’ gangs

South Africa: Demobilising South Africa’s ‘child soldier’ gangs

CAPE TOWN. Hanover Park, a depressing neighbourhood of drab buildings and unemployed young men, is one island in a violent gangland archipelago that stretches across South Africa’s coastal city of Cape Town, where even the deployment of the army has failed to stop ...
Success: Young Mother With 2 Children Rescued

Success: Young Mother With 2 Children Rescued

RUSTENBURG.  A young mother with her two children were rescued from a violent and abusive situation by the intervention of members of Unchain our Children / SACCW Brits, Rustenburg and the SAPS Rustenburg. The mother and two young children are ...
Belgium: Europe Cracks Down On Global Paedophile Ringglobal

Belgium: Europe Cracks Down On Global Paedophile Ringglobal

Belgian authorities working in partnership with Europol have convicted four suspects as part of an ongoing international probe into a paedophile ring that abused children just a few months old. Federal police in Belgium said on Tuesday that a court ...
Success: 32 Workers Found Locked In A Factory During Lock Down

Success: 32 Workers Found Locked In A Factory During Lock Down

ROSSLYN, Pretoria North. On 1 April 2020, information was received regarding people that are allegedly locked in a factory at a premise in the industrial area of Pretoria North. According to the information the people are locked in at the premises, ...
USA: Family of five men all found guilty of running international sex trafficking ring

USA: Family of five men all found guilty of running international sex trafficking ring

BROOKLYN, New York. Sex trafficking was a family affair for the Melendez-Rojas brothers — and now they may spend the rest of their lives together in prison. Mexican nationals Jose Osvaldo Melendez-Rojas, 43, Rosalio Melendez-Rojas, 38, Jose Miguel Melendez-Rojas, 43 ...
Libya: Slavery and human trafficking in Libya

Libya: Slavery and human trafficking in Libya

SEATTLE, Washington — The significant power vacuum that resulted from the overthrow of Gaddafi plunged the country into an era of instability and lawlessness. The establishment of militias and gangs across the country developed a network of human trafficking and ...
USA: Major hotel chains named in sex trafficking lawsuits

USA: Major hotel chains named in sex trafficking lawsuits

6 March 2020. Some of the biggest hotel companies in the world are named in dozens of lawsuits of ignoring clear signs of human trafficking. More than 40 federal suits claim that hotel companies an franchises profitted from sex-trafficking operations, ...
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands: Trafficking watchdog slams government over child refugee vanishings

26 March 2020. The Dutch government must do more to stop Vietnamese children disappearing from special accommodation for refugee children without parents, Herman Bolhaar, the national rapporteur on human trafficking, said on Thursday. New research shows 97% of the children ...
Success: Kameeldrift-West - A Mentally Challenged Adult - March 2020

Success: Kameeldrift-West – A Mentally Challenged Adult – March 2020

Sunday, 22 March 2020. The Metro Task Team and the Tactical K9 Africa Branch, Rural Safety responded swiftly to an anonymous tip. An elderly couple have locked their mentally challenged daughter in an outdoor toilet for unknown periods of time ...
Success: Mamogalies Kraal - 3 Children - March 2020

Success: Mamogalies Kraal – 3 Children – March 2020

Wednesday, 18 March 2020. An operational team member of Unchain our Children was contacted about parents living in Brits that were using drugs and neglecting their children. It has been, allegedly, going on for quite some time. Unchain Our Children ...
Success: Heatherdale - 3 Children - March 2020

Success: Heatherdale – 3 Children – March 2020

On 19 March 2020, three brothers were rescued in Pretoria North in an intervention and taken to a place of safety. The most beautiful three boys grew up in awful circumstances, which include drug and alcohol abuse, brothels, neglect, hunger ...
Tahiti

Tahiti: Jail sentence upheld for trio in child prostitution and drug case

17 March 2020. The appeal court in French Polynesia has upheld the prison sentence of three people convicted over a racket involving child prostitution and drug trafficking. The central figure in the affair, Sabine Boiron, remains sentenced to seven years in ...
Success: Raid On A Reported House In Pretoria - March 2020

Success: Raid On A Reported House In Pretoria – March 2020

Friday the 13th March 2020. It was a joint operation between the S.A.P.S members of Garsfontien, CI and Metro Pretoria along with assistance from Unchain Our Children. A house in the suburb of Garsfontien was raided by the members mentioned ...
Success: Baby KD - March 2020

Success: Baby KD – March 2020

Yesterday, 13 March 2020, Unchain Our Children intervened in yet another tragic drug story in Pretoria where the family reached a point where the little baby had to be taken from her parents to be placed in a place of ...
Romania

Romania: Major ‘lover boy’ prostitution gang broken up by coalition of European law enforcement agencies

12 March 2020. A Romanian human trafficking and prostitution network that used the “lover boy” method to entrap young women before forcing them into sex work has been broken up a coalition of European law enforcement agencies. The lover boy method, ...
Canada: US politicians want state action against Pornhub over allegations of rape and child abuse videos

Canada: US politicians want state action against Pornhub over allegations of rape and child abuse videos

11 March 2020. Pornhub and its Canadian owner MindGeek should face a US federal investigation over allegations they hosted videos depicting the rape and sexual exploitation of trafficked women and children, Republican Senator Ben Sasse has said. In a letter ...
Puducherry, India

India: Couple held for forcing minor into prostitution

9 March 2020. A shocking incident came to light from Puducherry, India where police busted a beauty parlor running a sex racket within the limits of the town. The parlor owned by a couple was arrested along with a 27-year-old ...
Texarkana, Texas

USA: Woman gets life for sex trafficking | Posted ads for girl’s ‘services’ on website

6 March 2020. Texarkana, Texas — A woman who turned down a 20-year plea offer was sentenced by a jury to life in prison on Thursday for human trafficking involving the prostitution of a 16-year-old girl. Linda Michelle "Gucci" Dooley, ...
Secondary School In Brits: Talk On Trafficking, Missing Children And Protection

Secondary School In Brits: Talk On Trafficking, Missing Children And Protection

On the 26/02/2020 SACCW Brits with partners Unchain our Children held a short yet captivating program for the staff and learners of Central Secondary School in Brits about the dangers faced through trafficking, missing children and ways to protect oneself ...
Success: Rescue Mission In Sunnyside, Pretoria - Sept 2019

Success: Rescue Mission In Sunnyside, Pretoria – Sept 2019

Unchain Our Children in action - in a joint operation with our partners we rescued 10 girls and arrested 5 members from a trafficking syndicate in Sunnyside, Pretoria in September 2019.  Another suspect with 7 other girls were still at ...
Niger: Police rescue 232 victims of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation in Interpol-backed operation

Niger: Police rescue 232 victims of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation in Interpol-backed operation

28 February 2020. An Interpol-backed operation conducted by law enforcement authorities in west Africa’s Niger has resulted in the rescue of 232 victims of human trafficking, 46 of whom were aged under 18. As part of Operation Sarraounia, more than 100 ...
Sri Lanka: International Organisation for Migration launches campaign against human trafficking

Sri Lanka: International Organisation for Migration launches campaign against human trafficking

11 February 2020. The UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has teamed up with the Sri Lankan government to launch a new initiative intended to help fight human trafficking on the South Asian island. In partnership with Sri Lanka’s Ministry ...
Trenton, New Jersey

USA: Man charged for engaging in prostitution with a minor

31 January 2020. Trenton, New Jersey – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a woman and a man from Atlantic County were arrested and charged with first-degree human trafficking for allegedly trafficking a 14-year-old girl for sex at a ...
Scroll To Top