VANCOUVER - EDITORS: KILL and make no further use of Vancouver-placelined item slugged Human-Trafficking-Trial that moved at 20:08 ET Wednesday. A publication ban on the identity of the alleged human trafficking victim was brought in today in B.C. Supreme Court. The alleged victim had been identified in copy Wednesday night, before the ban was brought in. A substitute version of Wednesday night's story will move shortly with the name of the alleged victim removed so that it can be used to replace Wednesday's item on websites today.
Online editors may wish to seek their own legal advice on issues such as links to versions of Wednesday's story that identified the alleged victim.
Broadcast editors please note that the alleged victim was also identified in the following broadcast items moved today:
BR-Human-Trafficking, moved at 02:30 ET;
BC-Update moved 06:31 ET;
Seventh NewsWatch moved 09:32 ET.
The name was also used in a BC-Update Wednesday.