Monday, July 07, 2008

Modern Day Slavery Exposed

On Tuesday, July 8th, Nightline will broadcast a human trafficking segment about children being sold as slaves in Haiti. For a glimpse into how terrible a problem this is, see the following three minute segment from Citizenlink:

ABC News Correspondent Dan Harris travels to Haiti to investigate the problem of human trafficking.

ABC's Nightline Exposes Modern-Day Slavery

by Kim Trobee, digital producer
Journalist finds Haitian children being sold for $150.

On Tuesday's edition of Nightline, ABC News Correspondent Dan Harris learns "How to Buy a Child in 10 Hours."

As part of a five-month investigation into modern-day slavery, Harris traveled to Haiti to learn how easy it would be to buy a child slave. In just 10 hours, he flew from Manhattan to Haiti and negotiated to purchase an 11-year-old girl.

Harris spoke to CitizenLink about his harrowing journey. Check local listings to watch his full report Tuesday on Nightline.

To help rescue children from this awful situation, please visit:

Shared Hope

HT: Citizenlink


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