Sister of murdered teen believed accused was sexually grooming

http://bit.ly/2NfMAjo Amber-Rose Rush’s sister sounded warnings about her friendship with her accused killer in the months before she died. The trial of former doctor Venod Skantha, who is accused of murdering the 16-year-old, today entered its second day in the High Court at Dunedin. The crown claims Mr Skantha stabbed the teenager to silence her,…

#Manicure #Exploitation #Migrant #Workers

#Manicure #Exploitation #Migrant #Workers

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/93264790/authorities-accuse-beauty-salons-of-breaching-employees-rights-migrant-workers-at-some-nail-salons-complain-of-long-hours-and-abuse If your manicure costs $10, who is really paying the price? Wellington’s Infuse Beauty Spa director Helene Brownie said she has previously hired three migrant workers who applied for jobs with her secretively – telling her they needed a new sponsor as they were trying to escape exploitative salons and feared deportation. “When they…

#Child #Exploitation #Webcam #Abuse

#Child #Exploitation #Webcam #Abuse

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11853009 Deakin’s arrest reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the US., Europe and elsewhere pay facilitators in the Philippines to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online lifestreaming services. This relatively new crime, webcam sex tourism, is spreading rapidly. The United Nations describes “alarming growth of…

Trump, Cosby, Harris, O’Reilly: Counting Down From Savile The Beast

Trump, Cosby, Harris, O’Reilly: Counting Down From Savile The Beast

Saville The Beast – Inside Story of the Greatest Scandal in TV History John McShane Published by John Blake Publishing The target audience of this blog is those who have experienced childhood sexual trauma and those who support those who do. Comment on books and other material is therefore focussed on its usefulness in this…

New Zealand top tier nation for complying with the standards for eliminating trafficking

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/nz-s-human-trafficking-protections-weak-us-government-report-q03277 The United States government’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report rates New Zealand and Australia as top tier nations for complying with the minimum standards for eliminating trafficking. However, both meet criticism for failing to offer enough protection of victims or heavy prosecution for those caught breaking the law. The New Zealand government’s victim protection…