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Stories with subject: Forced labor
  • Plea entered in human trafficking case 
    Updated: May-22-15 4:05 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - A man has pleaded guilty to two counts of human trafficking in a case involving two teenage girls forced into prostitution.

  • Russian labor camp memorial group faces heavy pressure 
    Updated: May-15-15 11:03 am

    MOSCOW - A Russian organization that restored a Soviet-era forced-labor camp as a memorial for the victims of political repression said Friday it is facing legal action aimed at pressuring it to fold.

  • 125 former slaves return home to Myanmar from Indonesia 
    Updated: May-15-15 4:11 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - More than 100 Burmese men who worked as slave fishermen in Indonesia have arrived home and were waiting Friday to return to their villages to be reunited with families many have been separated from for years.

  • 2 Topeka residents accused of sex trafficking of minor 
    Updated: May-06-15 5:31 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka couple is facing federal charges after a grand jury returned indictments accusing them of forcing a teenage girl into prostitution.

  • Arkansas woman charged with human trafficking 
    Updated: May-05-15 6:04 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A Wynne woman is charged with human trafficking stemming from allegations that she forced two teenagers into prostitution and was being held Tuesday on $250,000 bond.

  • Mexico arrests suspect in forced-prostitution ring 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:54 pm

    MEXICO CITY - U.S. officials say they joined Mexican authorities last month in arresting one of the leaders of a forced-prostitution ring that used young women from Mexico in a New York City operation.