Hitting out against slavery

A team of dedicated table tennis players rallied against slavery at High Street Road Uniting Church in the annual Ping-Pong-A-Thon.

Rallying against slavery

Once more High Street Uniting Church will be hitting out against slavery and there is still time to get involved.

Take your best shot to fight slavery

You can perfect your table tennis backhand topspin drive any time of the day or night during the annual Ping-Pong-A-Thon being held this month at the High Street Road Uniting Church in Mt Waverley to combat human traffic

International bridges

In March last year, Denisse Sandoval from the synod’s Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit travelled to India to meet with NGOs tackling human trafficking and workers’ rights issues.

Seafood industry takes action

The Uniting Church’s long-term campaign to stop human trafficking and forced labour in the Thai seafood industry is starting have an impact. Thailand is the main source of seafood imports into Australia.

Support for human trafficking advocates

Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian Phuket authorities recently acquitted Australian journalist Alan Morison, and his Thai colleague Chutima Sidasathian, of defamation charges brought against them by the Thai Navy.

Freedom Sunday

Uniting Church members are invited to participate in Freedom Sunday and campaign for an end to human trafficking.

Trafficking report

The latest Trafficking in Persons Report has renewed the focus on international efforts to combat human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

Grim discovery shines a light on Rohingya

The recent discovery of at least 32 bodies in Thailand’s Songkhla province has highlighted the horrific plight of the Rohingya – an oppressed ethnic minority from Myanmar.