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Professor George Andreopoulos Quoted in the Star Ledger about Sex Trafficking Case

Professor George Andreopoulos in the Department of Political Science and director of the Center for International Human Rights was interviewed by the Star-Ledger. His quote appears in the article on sex trafficking titled, “Mexican women delivered to N.J. farms for sex with workers, authorities say.”

The article reports on the conviction of thirteen people who operated a sex trafficking ring that transported women as young as fourteen from Mexico to farms and brothels in the New York area for purposes of prostitution.

To read the full article, click here.

Professor Andreopoulos in the Department of Political Science is the Founding Director of the Center for International Human Rights. Professor Andreopoulos studied history, law, and international relations at the Universities of Chicago and Cambridge. Before coming to CUNY, he taught for several years at Yale University, where he was the founding Associate Director of the Orville Schell Center for International Human Rights. Professor Andreopoulos has written extensively on international security, international human rights, and international humanitarian law issues. His publications include Non-State Actors in the Human Rights Universe; Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights (ed.) The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World and Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century. He is the Editor of the recently launched Springer Series on International Justice and Human Rights and he has an upcoming edited volume, Policing Across Borders: Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control (Springer 2013) which grew out of a four-year research project carried out in collaboration with the Hellenic Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)