Gulf Times - human-trafficking
Fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan

Fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan

A group of foreign fishermen in Taiwan were locked in tiny windowless rooms around the clock to stop them escaping while not at sea, prosecutors said in the island's latest abuse case involving migrant workers.

Libya crisis affecting fight against people smuggling: Bashir

Libya crisis affecting fight against people smuggling: Bashir

Omar al-Bashir said security issues in Libya had made Khartoum's fight against human trafficking "more expensive".

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight people were found dead on Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be "human trafficking crime."

Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home

Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home

An Egyptian-American woman detained in Egypt for nearly three years on human trafficking charges was flown back to the United States on Thursday on a US military plane.

Cambodia arrests Aussie nurse over surrogacy crackdown

Cambodia arrests Aussie nurse over surrogacy crackdown

An Australian nurse and fertility specialist has been arrested for allegedly running an illegal surrogacy service in Cambodia, the country's anti-human trafficking police said on Sunday.

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

The committee's roles will include the formulation of a national plan to counter human trafficking and preparation of an annual report on Qatar’s efforts in the field.

New Zealand court makes first human-trafficking conviction

New Zealand court makes first human-trafficking conviction

A New Zealand court on Thursday found a man guilty of exploiting Fijian workers in the country's first human-trafficking conviction.

Indian police rescue 22 Nepali trafficking victims

Indian police rescue 22 Nepali trafficking victims

Police rescued 22 Nepali women from a hotel in New Delhi who were allegedly being trafficked from the Himalayan nation to the Middle East, and are searching for two suspects, officers said Saturday.

Man gets eight-year jail for causing maid's death, human trafficking

Man gets eight-year jail for causing maid's death, human trafficking

A Palestinian man has been found guilty of causing the death of a domestic help by not providing her with the necessary treatment and being involved in human trafficking.

Malaysia rescues 29 trafficked Filipino women from bars

Malaysia rescues 29 trafficked Filipino women from bars

Malaysian authorities have rescued 29 Filipino women who had been trafficked into the country to work, and arrested their agents, Filipino officials said on Wednesday, in the country's latest move to tackle the crime.

South African mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

South African mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

A South African mother who tried to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the Internet for $340 was given a five-year suspended sentence, a justice official said.