Here are a few test shots looking at style and technique and might look a bit like the final thing...
Lots of newspaper layers...this looks too confusing but like the idea of having newspaper as a prominent layer... relates to media coverage (lack of?) and can use real life trafficking articles
NOTE: FIND RELEVANT NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
Using a mask to create a character made of a texture, over the top of another texture. No shadow but maybe it needs one. Like the floral print but need to find own version or scan one :)