Latest in Tag: human trafficking Highlight

Latest in Tag: human trafficking

People smugglers profiting from plight of refugees

Europe’s refugee drama is a gold mine for unscrupulous people smugglers. Police and the army are stepping up efforts to clamp down on the illegal business of human trafficking. Numbers can never tell the whole story. But they can give a good impression of the dimensions. Here’s one such number: in July alone, 107,500 migrants crossed …

Deutsche Welle

Criminal networks traffic people to Egyptian households who demand their labour AFP Photo

Trafficking in lies

Salafi MPs have excluded an article from the draft constitution by claiming human trafficking does not exist, the evidence suggests otherwise

Daily News Egypt

European MPs urge end to Sinai human trafficking

By AFP STRASBOURG: The European parliament called Thursday on Egypt to stamp out human trafficking in the Sinai and urged EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to make the issue a priority in ties with Cairo. In a resolution, MEPs also urged the Egyptian authorities to step in to protect a 25 year-old Eritrean called …


Libya dismantles human trafficking network

By AFP BENGHAZI: Libyan security forces said on Thursday they had dismantled a human trafficking network smuggling illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Somalia. Hussein Al-Sahli, who headed the investigation, said five members of the network were arrested at a farm on the outskirts of the eastern city of Benghazi, where 52 people were being held …


Interior ministry officers receive training by int’l human trafficking experts

CAIRO: The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement (SMWIPM) is hosting two international experts on human trafficking in Cairo to train police officers and raise their awareness about the issue. The visit is within the framework of the implementation of the National Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking by the SMWIPM in cooperation with Microsoft. …


Sudanese, two Egyptians held in Romania for people smuggling

BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities have detained two Egyptian nationals and a Sudanese for allegedly smuggling more than 30 illegal immigrants into Europe, prosecutors said Monday. The three were accused of assisting “more than 30 immigrants, the price paid by each person going up to $12,000 (€9,000),” according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office. The alleged …


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