First 2021 Human Trafficking Convictions in Belize, HTI Provides Survivor Support

Two defendants in Belize were sentenced on October 28, 2021, for charges related to child trafficking after being convicted on September 28, 2021. Justice Antoinette Moore sentenced Jeffrey Perez to 12 years in prison for child sexual exploitation. Petrona Montejo was sentenced to 10 years for providing a child for sexual exploitation This decision marks … Continue reading First 2021 Human Trafficking Convictions in Belize, HTI Provides Survivor Support

HTI Assists in Trial Resulting in Conviction of Teacher on Human Trafficking Charges

On October 8, 2021, a Ugandan school administrator was found guilty on all charges of child trafficking and given a life sentence. This is the first case in Uganda in which a convicted defendant of child trafficking has been given a life sentence. The defendant had been the headmaster of a boarding school where he … Continue reading HTI Assists in Trial Resulting in Conviction of Teacher on Human Trafficking Charges