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(second of two parts) In recent years, transplant centers and establishments came under fire for their alleged involvement or complicity with middlemen in organ trafficking.

Posted on March 5, 2009   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

{first of two parts} Slightly after midnight on March 27, 2008 in Kasiglahan Village, a subdivision in San Jose, Rodriguez, Rizal, 27-year old Elmie Anchiola was trying to sleep on the floor of his tiny, mosquito-infested home when a figure approached him without warning and started stabbing him and his wife.

Posted on March 4, 2009   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

Two bar operators in Daraga, Albay were sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment for trafficking minors for sexual exploitation. One is the owner and the other is the cashier. They were also made to pay P1 million each in fine.

Posted on November 28, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

Despite new restrictions, Filipinas still find their way to Japan with the connivance of syndicates.

Posted on September 1, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

"We stand firm to continue our fight," Ma. Cecilia Flores Oebanda said last night in a ceremony to celebrate the recognition given to her and Visayan Forum Foundation by the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

Posted on May 7, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations
Posted on April 3, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

The Department of Health’s (DOH) new policy on kidney donation, published Thursday in some Manila newspapers, could lead to more foreign patients suffering from end-stage kidney disease coming to the Philippines for their transplants as other countries clamp down on the kidney organ trade.

Posted on March 30, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

How can LGUs prevent human trafficking in their areas?

Posted on March 1, 2008   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

Is the disappearance of Jonas Burgos related to the arrest of an Army lieutenant accused of spying for communist rebels?

Posted on December 10, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, In-Depth, Investigations, Justice & Human Rights, Sectors, Today's Feature

From an airplane window, Hong Kong’s skyscrapers, busy harbors, and shopping hubs look like a paradise, often provoking hearty applause among travelers touching down at Chek Lap Kok airport. Read more about this and other issues related to human trafficking in Asia in Newsbreak’s special issue! Check also our Human Trafficking in Asia website

Posted on September 19, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Investigations

When Korea became a developed country, its women shied away from difficult and dangerous jobs. This paved the way for the entry of foreigners in its entertainment industry. Read more about this and other issues related to human trafficking in Asia in Newsbreak’s special issue! Check also www.humantraffickinginasia.net

Posted on September 13, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Investigations
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