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Nonfiction
A look at life in little-known mountain towns of the Sicilian hinterlands.
A true account of the last years of an ancient Sicilian giant bluefin tuna trap.






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Out of Palermo

palermo: Trafficked sex slaves turn to her for freedom from curse

September 3, 2017

Tags: juju, sex slaves, freedom, nigeria, palermo, italy, trafficking, threats, bound, released, cure

From The Guardian:
The abuse of religious and cultural belief systems in Nigeria has proved a deadly and effective control mechanism for traffickers involved in the recruitment of women destined for the sex trade in Europe. A hugely profitable and well-organised criminal industry has been operating between Italy and Nigeria for more than two (more…)

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