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Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking in Dutch Neighborhoods

More than 110 human trafficking offenders were taken into custody by the Dutch police in the last six months, reported the NL Times. Justice Secretary Fred Teeven wrote a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives in November, saying that the fight against human trafficking is therefore “effective.”

But what exactly is human trafficking? The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime defines the issue as “a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”

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Do not play ‘Cops and Robbers’ in the US

It happened again. A 12-year-old boy was shot to death in a public park in Cleveland by two police officers, last Saturday November 22nd. It was the eighth death by firearms in one day, in the US.

The two Ohio policemen had come to the Cudell Recreation Center after having received a call by someone asking for them to intervene, because a young boy was pointing a gun around.

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