Justin B. Fung

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Ending poverty, ending violence

Most people don’t live under the shelter of the law, but far from the law’s protection. – United Nations About seven years ago, I first learned about the horrors of human trafficking one Sunday at Ecclesia Hollywood. Nearly 30 million people are currently enslaved. About six years ago, I first read International Justice Mission President […]

Gary Haugen: The poor deserve equal protection by the law

From an op-ed in the Washington Post by Gary Haugen, President & CEO of International Justice Mission, author of the upcoming book The Locust Effect (out on February 3): If you’ve been a tourist or business traveler recently in Kenya, India, Guatemala or any other developing country, you probably saw uniformed guards in the stores and offices […]

A Crime So Monstrous …

… is the title of a book by Ben Skinner, about human trafficking. And it’s aptly named. From my blog over on God’s Politics: If there is one basic denigration of the image of God that lies in every human being, it is when he is treated as if he were not made in the […]

Human trafficking videos

Original post: July 30, 2009; repost: March 26, 2010. I thought I’d repost these to mark IJM’s Global Prayer Gathering, which begins in two weeks. Sex trafficking: Nigeria – Italy Nigeria – Denmark Russia Argentina India UN Office of Drugs and Crime PSA MTV PSA, featuring the Killers – “Goodnight, Travel Well” 60-second version Full-length […]

Young Christians lament injustice

Last night, I was privileged to lead hundreds of young Christians in a time of lament as part of the Poverty and Advocacy track at Urbana 2009. We came together to cry out to God on behalf of those suffering from injustice and oppression, and particularly, as part of the Human Wrong Initiative, on behalf […]

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