News tagged with victims

Human trafficking, an invisible problem

Human trafficking is a problem about which little is known in Spain, due to both the lack of reliable figures as well as the poor coordination among international police forces and the social permissiveness with regard to ...

dateSep 29, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Climate control for the burns unit

Individualized climate control for burns victims in hospitals might not only improve comfort for such patients, but improve working conditions for those taking care of them. In addition, it could cut energy requirements by ...

dateJun 27, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Interpol, Philippines bust cyber extortion network

Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into exposing themselves in front of webcams or engaging in lewd chats, ...

dateMay 02, 2014 in Internet
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Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for death-row convicts? A new article published today in SAGE Open finds that Southern death-row offenders ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Social Sciences
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