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By next month, this Bengaluru railway station could be the first to introduce facial recognition

January 10, 2020 1:50 pm

According to officials of the South Western Railway (SWR), the new system is expected to prevent criminals and human traffickers from entering the station, among other uses.

Ram Devineni's superhero 'Priya' puts focus on survivors of sex trafficking

December 16, 2019 12:42 pm

The free comic book series, which was honoured by UN Women as a “gender equality champion”, has been a global hit with over five lakh digital downloads and over 26 million readers worldwide.

Key accused in Hyderabad human trafficking case arrested by NIA from West Bengal

December 13, 2019 9:19 pm

The case relates to exploitation and immoral trafficking of persons from West Bengal and Bangladesh to various cities in India including Hyderabad.

Most of 39 UK truck victims were likely from Vietnam, reveals priest

October 26, 2019 7:47 pm

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered government officials to help establish the identities of the victims and look into cases of Vietnamese citizens sent abroad illegally.

Walk for Freedom 2019: Chennai gears up to raise awareness against human trafficking

October 17, 2019 7:26 pm

In the lead up to the event, the Movement India has conducted over 40 awareness workshops about human trafficking reaching over 4,500 participants across India in the past couple of months.

2017 human trafficking case: Julie Warner was a witness to assault on Manjula Shetye by Byculla jailors

October 04, 2019 3:43 am

Warner (40) was remanded in judicial custody on March 21, 2017, after being arrested at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport earlier that month with three other compatriots while allegedly aiding four Sri Lankan nationals to travel illegally to the UK using their identities.

Manipur: Man held for trafficking of Nepali girls gets bail

August 16, 2019 11:02 pm

The alleged dealers were trying to traffick a large number of individuals mostly girls and minors from Nepal through Manipur via Moreh to Middle East countries for the purpose of surrogacy and ‘terrorist’ activities.

Jeffrey Epstein, US financier accused of sex trafficking charges, commits suicide

August 11, 2019 7:10 am

The incident comes two weeks after the 66-year-old Jeffrey Epstein was placed on suicide watch after he was found wounded in his cell with injuries on his neck.

Former sex slave leads Uruguay's first march against human trafficking

July 31, 2019 12:30 pm

Ferrini, who said she was ensnared in forced street prostitution after her mother "sold" her, will join hundreds of campaigners in the streets of Montevideo where the most common human trafficking involves women and girls forced into sex work.

Bengaluru: 2 Immigration Bureau men accused in trafficking case

June 29, 2019 2:26 am

Two Karnataka Police constables, D H Lokesh and Vishwanath Math, earlier deputed to the immigration department, are also among 10 others accused in the racket. The immigration officials and the policemen arrested are currently out on bail.


Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

May 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the mountainous jungle where northern Malaysia meets southern Thailand, a remote area that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point to hold migrants and refugees. Most were believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and impoverished migrants from Bangladesh.