Blaming the Victims

The Leonard Lopate show recently had a segment on Jonathan Torgovnik’s photographic exhibition “Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape” at the Aperture Gallery: During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, hundreds of thousands women [sic] were subjected to massive sexual violence by members of the infamous Hutu militia groups, known as the Interhamwe. Among the most […]

Human Trafficking

From Fugitive Slaves (1619-1865): Reasons for escape. — First, why did the slave seek to escape? However unlike the attending circumstances, we find upon investigation that the negro’s desire to run away may be traced to one of but three or four motives. … A third and very effective cause was the fear of being […]