North Korea: Profit through Citizen Sales

By: Luis Gay Edited By: Sharon E. Chin ┬áThe North Korean government is conducting state-sponsored trafficking of its citizens and claiming that it is a way to “generate new income.” Citizens are forced to do manual labor in other countries while the North Korean government appropriates most, if not all, of their wages. According to … Read more

Abusing Vulnerability: Catastrophes Escalate Human Trafficking Levels

By: Luis Gay Edited by: Sharon E. Chin In regions devastated by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, which killed more than 7,000 people, hundreds of thousands people living in rural communities are now homeless and left without possessions. Human traffickers are taking advantage of the vulnerability that young women are facing and abducting … Read more