Brides and Brothels: The Rohingya Trade: Fleeing the Myanmar security forces, many Rohingya now find themselves at the mercy of traffickers and pimps in Bangladeshi refugee camps. Young girls have become isolated, with little protection.
The UN has branded the Rohingya persecution a ‘textbook example of ethnic cleansing’. Many have sought refuge in Bangladesh, but safety is not necessarily to be found here. One refugee camp holds over a million people, and there is little sense of official law and order.
For many families, it is felt that the best way to keep their daughters safe is to marry them off quickly. “They didn’t ask me and I didn’t say anything”, says Fatima, who is due to wed a man she has never met. “But whatever decision they make I have to follow. I can’t go against it, I can’t say ‘no’.” As callous as it may seem, desperate times may call for desperate measures.
Johara knows first-hand what can happen to girls without marital protection: she was kidnapped to be sold into the sex trade. “I live in terror now. Sometimes so much that I can’t even speak.” Her mother Aisha discovered her at the last moment. “I pushed the door open and I saw my daughter’s shoes inside”, says Aisha. “I started shouting and crying, and then I just went in and took her.” Many of course are not so lucky, and safety remains an impossible luxury.
Keith Raniere and Allison Mack of NXIVM have been charged with Child trafficking. They used same symbols as those found in Pizzagate investigation on their day care website Rainbow Garden Culture.
The leader of a secretive group in upstate New York turned female followers into brainwashed "slaves" who were branded with his initials and coerced into having sex. Prosecutors say "Smallville" star Allison Mack worked to help him recruit members.
In February 2016 Stephen Sackur spoke to Anthony Weiner, the New York politician who'd pushed the self-destruct button on his own career not once but twice. Since the recording, he's become embroiled in controversy again.
Jessa Dillow Crisp, a Colorado-based victim of child sex trafficking has come forward to reveal that police are many times instrumental in sex trafficking operation. To make matters even more hopeless for the woman, she was unable to report the abuse or go to the police because there were a number of police officers who were actually involved in the kidnapping and abuse. But she did not give up because she is STRONG
Considered among the best cities to work and live in the US, San Diego also ranks in the FBI’s 13 highest-intensity trafficking areas in the country.
Sex trafficking generates $810m in annual revenue for local pimps and gangs, making it the county’s second-largest underground economy after drugs. But findings of a groundbreaking three-year study on gang-involved sex trafficking, funded by the Department of Justice and released last October, have prompted local government to act, creating a unique precedent for collaborative action.
Documentary Published on Feb 21, 2017