Anti-Trafficking

ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024
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ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024

ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024 October 5, 2022 • 12:42 pm • Terry FitzPatrick WASHINGTON – The scale of forced labor is increasing worldwide, and the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is recommending the U.S. government increase funding to meet the growing human…

Ministry investigating 18 complaints related to human trafficking
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Ministry investigating 18 complaints related to human trafficking

Ministry of Interior spokesman Khieu Sopheak told reporters that over October 2-3, the ministry received 18 complaints summated by outside individuals and organisations who are searching for 52 people thought to be somewhere in the Kingdom. The cases are possibly related to human trafficking. Civil society organisation officials said this was clear evidence Cambodia still…

Vienna Conference against Human Trafficking in October – Vindobona.org
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Vienna Conference against Human Trafficking in October – Vindobona.org

The Vienna Conference against Trafficking in Human Beings, which has evolved from the series of annual events held on the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, will take place this year on October 13, once again in a hybrid format. This conference has been organized since 2007 in cooperation with the Vienna Institute for International…

Modern slavery is not a legal loophole
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Modern slavery is not a legal loophole

By Adam Hewitt, Head of Digital and Communications at Hope for Justice In August, we responded to an article in the Telegraph in which former immigration minister, Chris Philp, described modern slavery legislation as a loophole in the UK’s immigration system   ‘I saw case after case where serious foreign criminals – including sadistic rapists and…

Justice Ministry launches national referral mechanism to combat human trafficking – Jordan
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Justice Ministry launches national referral mechanism to combat human trafficking – Jordan

AMMAN — The Ministry of Justice on Monday launched the “National Referral Mechanism and Standard Operating Procedures in Dealing with Human Trafficking Cases”. The mechanism was announced during a conference held in Amman in the presence of government officials and ambassadors, as well as representatives of local and international non-profit organisations. Deputising for Minister of…

UAE, UN train specialists in fighting human trafficking | Crime – Gulf News
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UAE, UN train specialists in fighting human trafficking | Crime – Gulf News

Screenshot of virtual press conference announcing the launch of the training Dubai: A group of 118 trainees from regional law enforcement agencies will engage in the latest edition of a programme for human trafficking specialists to gain investigation skills and the latest methods in detecting human trafficking rings. During a press conference held virtually, Major…

Lao couple sentenced to 15 years in prison for human trafficking – Radio Free Asia
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Lao couple sentenced to 15 years in prison for human trafficking – Radio Free Asia

A Lao couple who hired young women to work as waitresses and later tried to coerce them into having sex with customers have been sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined 100 million kip ($6,500) each, authorities said, in a rare case in which traffickers in the country have faced significant punishment for their…

Local nonprofit celebrates 10 years fighting human trafficking | FOX21 News Colorado
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Local nonprofit celebrates 10 years fighting human trafficking | FOX21 News Colorado

by: Alina Lee (COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Exodus Road will celebrate ten years of fighting human trafficking around the world at a new rooftop bar in downtown Colorado Springs on Thursday, Oct. 6. The community is invited to attend the Ten-year Anniversary Celebration at Lumen8 Rooftop Social at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature globally inspired…

Government adviser praises Hope for Justice’s work
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Government adviser praises Hope for Justice’s work

A senior adviser on human trafficking in Norway’s Ministry of Justice recently visited Hope for Justice’s Hub in Oslo. Jan Austad, Norwegian National Coordinator on Trafficking in Human Beings for the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, told our team: “It is very good that you are operating in Oslo. You are doing an important…