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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.

Indonesia finds 193 Bangladeshis locked up in shop house

The men entered Indonesia as tourists via Bali and the city of Yogyakarta with the intention of going to Malaysia for work, North Sumatra's immigration chief said.

Hope Rajya Sabha will pass anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi

"We are waiting for the anti-trafficking bill to come. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill, and I am hoping that the Rajya Sabha will pass it," Maneka Gandhi told reporters when asked about her ministry's bills coming in the Winter Session.

Kolkata: 12 labourers ‘confined’ by employer in Iran, kin seek govt intervention

The families alleged that the labourers were forced to survive in a single room with little food and water ever since their passports and visas were seized allegedly by their employer.

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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.