Toronto Star Investigation Part 8: Justice System Fails Survivors

Police are aware of sex trafficking victims vomiting on the stand...and running away from court..."The Defence lawyer tears you to shreds, calls you a liar and twists your words."

Continuing the final chapter of the Toronto Star Investigation into human trafficking Part 8: Justice System Fails Survivors. Over the past ten years since human trafficking became a crime, only 34 convictions have been made in Canada. In Ontario, over the past year the majority of allegations of human trafficking (250) were reduced to assault, stayed, dismissed, withdrawn or acquitted.

View article as pdf. Part 8: Justice System Fails Survivors dated December 19, 2015.

 photo credit: Melissa Renwick/Toronto Star

photo credit: Melissa Renwick/Toronto Star