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NBI-7 readies human trafficking raps against former cop, another man | Cebu Daily News
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NBI-7 readies human trafficking raps against former cop, another man | Cebu Daily News

Some of the 19 female massage therapists who were rescued from two massage therapists that allegedly offer extra service in Mandaue City last Friday, November 25. | Paul Lauro CEBU CITY, Philippines — Large-scale human trafficking charges will be filed on Monday against a former policeman and another man, who are owners of separate massage…

Malawi: Mutharika’s Step Son Tadikira Charged, Faces Human Trafficking Charges
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Malawi: Mutharika’s Step Son Tadikira Charged, Faces Human Trafficking Charges

Former President Peter Mutharika’s step son Tadikira Mafubza is facing human trafficking charges after the police charged him on Thursday, his lawyer has said. Mafubza was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the death of 30 Ethiopian immigrants whose bodies were found in a forest in Mzimba some weeks ago. Mafubza’s lawyer Gilbert Khonyongwa said…

Probe into four bodies found intensifies | The Herald
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Probe into four bodies found intensifies | The Herald

Crime Reporter POLICE have intensified investigations into circumstances surrounding the death of four foreigners whose bodies were found near Suswe Pass in Mudzi on Tuesday. The four, whose identities are unknown, are believed to have suffocated in a container used by human traffickers before their bodies were dumped at the side of the Harare-Nyamapanda Road….

Police in Portugal arrest 35 suspected human traffickers in massive operation – Al Arabiya
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Police in Portugal arrest 35 suspected human traffickers in massive operation – Al Arabiya

Thirty-five people suspected of involvement in human trafficking have been arrested in a massive operation that mobilized around 400 officers in Portugal’s southern Alentejo region, Portuguese police said on Wednesday. A total of 65 raids were carried out, resulting in the arrest of alleged members of a human trafficking ring that illegally brought migrants to…

GRETA publishes its second report on Belarus – News
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GRETA publishes its second report on Belarus – News

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action Against Human Trafficking (GRETA) has published today its second evaluation report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Anti-trafficking Convention by Belarus. The report assesses progress in the implementation of the Convention since the publication of the first evaluation report by GRETA in 2017 until…

Nine businesses in Preah Sihanouk province closed due to suspected links to human trafficking
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Nine businesses in Preah Sihanouk province closed due to suspected links to human trafficking

Nine business locations in Preah Sihanouk province were suspected to be involved in human trafficking activities, leading the authorities to shut down five of them, while the other four have been told to temporarily halt their operations while investigations continue. The shutdown is the result of the operations against human trafficking launched by the government…

For labor trafficked immigrants, T-visas are a life-saving but flawed relief – WGBH
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For labor trafficked immigrants, T-visas are a life-saving but flawed relief – WGBH

In 2018, the police came to a home in Saugus, Massachusetts, to rescue Anabelle Masalon, a Filipina housekeeper who had been essentially a prisoner of the family from the United Arab Emirates that employed her. She had been forced to work 21-hour days, earning no more than $400 a month, unable to leave the house…

Greek police bust human trafficking ring in Patras, Athens; Greek and foreign nationals arrested
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Greek police bust human trafficking ring in Patras, Athens; Greek and foreign nationals arrested

Greek police have dismantled a major human trafficking ring in the port city of Patras and Athens leading to the arrests of Greek and foreign nationals.  Five Greek nationals and four Pakistani, Azerbaijani and Indian nationals were arrested for trafficking migrants from Evros to the mainland, after a broad-scale operation by Security Directorate of Patras….