IJM Manila: Five Traffickers Convicted, Building Now Houses a Church, Gym and Restaurant

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Praise God for justice this week in the Philippines: Five traffickers were convicted after a two-year trial. If you joined us for the Global Prayer Gathering this year, you prayed for this case in the Manila prayer room. God truly melted mountains. At the end of the trial, we learned that the judge was related to one of the perpetrators. IJM Manila advocated for a new judge who could rule without bias. Praise God that this new judge swiftly reviewed the evidence and convicted the bar owner and his four accomplices this week. Today, the bar where girls were trafficked and exploited is closed, and the building instead houses a restaurant, gym and church!

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