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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

After loss at sea, Venezuelan archbishop calls for trafficking probe

Archbishop Roberto Luckert in an open letter published on Facebook on Tuesday said the sinking of a boat carrying Venezuelan migrants to Trinidad and Tobago in April showed the dire consequences of trafficking.

Domestic hell

A 16-year-old hit with a weighing machine, another killed when she asked for money to return to Jharkhand — a spate of violence against domestic helps has thrown the spotlight on a sector that thrives under the radar. The Indian Express speaks to survivors and stakeholders to understand the scope of the problem.

Human trafficking cases double in 3 years, bulk of them in West Bengal

Year by year, the number of cases nationwide has increased successively from 3,940 in 2013 to 5,235, 7,143 and 8,132.

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Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

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.