Most human trafficking victims in the United States are not getting any compensation from their convicted captors, and the number of those awarded payment is shrinking, experts said on Thursday.
The kidnapping of children in South Africa is receiving a huge amount of attention and the Eastern Cape government has also taken note. They’re calling on communities to be vigilant and look after each other’s children. It comes just a week after an attempted kidnapping in Uitenhage, Kwalanga.
The United Nations has criticised Nigeria for failing to tackle human trafficking, after a human rights mission looked at efforts to stamp out the organised trade in people.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to help Nigeria clamp down on human trafficking to Europe and support victims of modern slavery who return to the West African nation.
The case of the 59-year-old Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso and his co accused will on Thursday move to the High Court in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.