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UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

Britain must ensure human traffickers do not exploit uncertainty surrounding Brexit, from its future migration policy to cooperation with European law enforcement agencies, the nation's anti-slavery commissioner said on Friday.

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

A former Burundi diplomat working for the UN and his wife went on trial Monday near Paris, accused of forcing a man to work in their home for 10 years in slave-like conditions.

US woman caught hiding week-old baby in flight bag in Philippines

US woman caught hiding week-old baby in flight bag in Philippines

A 43-year-old US woman was arrested in the boarding area of an airport in the Philippines on Wednesday after hiding a baby boy inside her carry-on bag, immigration officials said.

Qatar's efforts in combating human trafficking lauded

Qatar's efforts in combating human trafficking lauded

The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (NCCHT) marked Tuesday the World Day against Human Trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

Qatar, Holland joint UN report probes trafficking-terrorism nexus

Qatar, Holland joint UN report probes trafficking-terrorism nexus

The permanent delegations of Qatar and Holland to the United Nations (UN) Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) organised a meeting at the headquarters of Holland's permanent delegation in New York to launch the committee's report.

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police have rescued more than 180 Nepali men and women in a major operation near the border with Myanmar after activists raised suspicions they were being trafficked into forced labour.

Qatar reaffirms support for efforts to combat human trafficking

Qatar reaffirms support for efforts to combat human trafficking

This came in Qatar's statement delivered by Second Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the country to the United Nations (UN), Alanoud Qassim al-Temimi ...

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Speaking on the occasion, Khalifa al-Abdullah reviewed the efforts and laws passed by Qatar to combat human trafficking.

Qatar sets up shelter, fund for workers in distress

Qatar sets up shelter, fund for workers in distress

Qatar has set up a shelter and welfare centre to provide assistance and protection to victims of human trafficking and to rehabilitate and integrate them into society, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi announced Sunday.

25 Indian boys trafficked to France on pretext of rugby training

25 Indian boys trafficked to France on pretext of rugby training

India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has charged three men with human trafficking after 22 of 25 boys from northern India sent to participate in a rugby training camp in Paris went missing, a spokesman for the agency said Saturday.

Human trafficking 'rife' in Rohingya camps: aid agencies

Human trafficking 'rife' in Rohingya camps: aid agencies

Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh, but was forced into prostitution instead, falling victim to what aid groups and officials say is a growing trafficking scourge targeting refugees.