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CHENNAI, INDIA,
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August
2016
Women and men were visibly shaking with fear as IJM and local authorities rescued them from a brutal slave owner on Wednesday. Today, they are finally safe as this man waits in jail to answer for h... Read more from this release
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July
20,
2016
Three traffickers who ran a large bar that was once viewed as untouchable were convicted yesterday in the Philippines. Stardust Showbar is at the heart of one of Metro Manila’s busiest districts, flanked by high-rise skyscrapers and high-end hotels ...
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July
19,
2016
Following today’s arraignment of four police officers who were charged with murder in the deaths of International Justice Mission (IJM) investigator Willie Kimani, IJM client Josephat Mwenda and hired driver Joseph Muiruri, IJM called for the swift ...
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July
14,
2016
Pakistani activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited IJM’s office in Kenya on Wednesday and offered her condolences following the murders of an IJM investigator, client, and hired taxi driver. “We salute your bravery, and I hope you ...
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June
28,
2016
Nearly eight years after sisters Helen* and Emilia* were sexually abused by a neighbor, their cause was looking hopeless. The perpetrator had fled, and their court case was languishing so badly it risked being dismissed by the judge. But this week ...
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January
10,
2016
Today, as the Washington Redskins take on the Green Bay Packers in the wild-card playoff game, IJM is grateful for Redskins QB Kirk Cousins who, ever since hearing Gary Haugen speak at his father's church, has been all-in in the fight for justice.   ...
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August
01,
2015
This week, a group of strangers donned helmets and hopped on their bikes, setting off on a six-day journey from Seattle to Portland. The cyclists are participating in the IJM Freedom Tour through Venture Expeditions, and they are seeking to raise ...
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July
25,
2015
  A current campaign in Canada aims to raise $1 million in pennies—creatively using change to bring change in the movement against modern-day slavery. Nathan Purdy, a 23-year-old native of Brantford, Ontario, and his mother, Barbara Purdy, ...
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January
23,
2015
*This post originally appeared on the 2015 World Economic Forum blog ...
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January
02,
2015
On December 4, the Secretary-General released a report called “The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet,” in which he states that 2015 will be “the most important year of development since ...
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November
18,
2014
By Holly Burkhalter, IJM VP Government Relations & AdvocacyFashionable cynics love to deride “hashtag activism”: those thousands of "wasted" gallons of water dumped for ALS, the “pathetic” and “useless” #BringBackOurGirls tweets, the ...
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