Africa: Human Trafficking and the Danger of Sensationalising Belief Over Fact

[Daily Maverick] Photographs of nooses, bound hands, bruised faces and gagged mouths of women and children – with the words 'save', 'innocent', 'bought' or 'sold' – are appearing on billboards and on social and other media. This kind of imagery is sensationalist and designed to evoke a social and moral panic. They do little more than distract us from the underlying issues that make human trafficking possible.Read the Original Article