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Ruling Overturned in Thailand to Restrain Man Who Abused Crew Member
A Burmese crew supervisor on a fishing vessel was sentenced to serve two years imprisonment after the Court of Appeal upheld his conviction and...
Change is Happening: Officials Free 204 in a Single Day
Last week, IJM assisted local authorities in rescuing 204 children, women and men from two massive brick kilns near Bangalore.
Freedom for Boy Forced to Fish While Sick
In late January, IJM and partners worked diligently to rescue three young boys ages 9, 10, and 12. The children spent around seven months to two...
Five Children in Ghana Will Spend Christmas in Freedom
In late November, IJM and partners rescued four boys and one girl between the ages of 8 and 15 who had been trafficked into the dangerous fishing...
First Trafficking Convictions for IJM Ghana
Three boys enslaved on Ghana’s Lake Volta are free thanks to the efforts of IJM and Ghanaian partners. These children, ages 8, 13 and 15 had been...
Enslaved to Harvest Silk Thread - Now Free
Last week, IJM assisted local authorities in rescuing six adult laborers and a 4-year-old boy from years of bonded labor slavery, where they faced...
44 Children and 32 Adults Freed from Jewelry Factory Slavery
This month, local officials freed 76 victims of human trafficking—including boys as young as 10—from a group of jewelry factories profiting off...
Judge Overturns Acquittal to Find Slave Owner Guilty
CHENNAI, INDIA – The Madras High Court took a strong stance for survivors of bonded labor slavery this month by overturning a lower-court ruling to...
IJM Staff’s Son Spots Slavery in His Water Supply
When one 9-year-old boy saw a group of other kids being forced to work at a water treatment facility near his home, he knew exactly who to tell: His...