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.
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 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.
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 ...
Speaking on the occasion, Khalifa al-Abdullah reviewed the efforts and laws passed by Qatar to combat human trafficking.
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.
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.
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.
Omar al-Bashir said security issues in Libya had made Khartoum's fight against human trafficking "more expensive".