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Human trafficking experts visit law school

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Two law enforcers and a nongovernmental organization official from the Philippines will visit Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Friday to discuss global human trafficking.

The visitors are Yehlen Chiu Agus, agent with the National Bureau of Investigation; Girlie Gay Sequino Sanado, an officer of the Philippine National Police; and Jerome Aguila Alcantara, head of the resource center of the Visayan Forum Foundation Inc., which provides reintegration programs benefiting trafficking victims.
George Edwards, international human rights law expert at the law school and the school's Program in International Human Rights Law are hosting the event, which is sponsored by the U.S. State Department as part of its Countering Trafficking in Persons project in the Philippines.

The three are in Indiana as part of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The visit is from 3 to 4 p.m. in Room 267 of Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis. The event is free to the public; those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Perfecto Boyet Caparas at pcaparas@iupui.edu.
 

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