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170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach
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170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach

No fewer than 170 trafficked victims and returnee migrants have benefited from the free medical outreach  organised by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Daily Trust reports that the free treatment under the Strengthening Niger-Nigeria Cooperation on Countering Traf-ficking in Human…

Malawian police arrest ex-president's stepson on human trafficking charges
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Malawian police arrest ex-president's stepson on human trafficking charges

Malawian police have arrested the stepson of former President Peter Mutharika in connection with the discovery last month of a mass grave, which contained 30 bodies believed to be those of illegal Ethiopian immigrants. Tadikira Mafubza who is a son of former President Peter Mutharika’s wife, turned himself in to police, according to the Malawian…

At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News
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At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News

In 2021, at least 4,473 women were victims of femicide (also known as feminicide) in 29 countries and territories of the region, according to the latest official data that countries reported to the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEO) of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This represents at…

Inside a U.S. and Colombian operation to bust human traffickers – NBC News
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Inside a U.S. and Colombian operation to bust human traffickers – NBC News

On the border between Colombia and Panama, where migrants wait to make their way through the dense and sometimes deadly jungle of the Darien Gap, Americans from the Department of Homeland Security are teaming up with Colombian National Police to take down human smugglers before they can lead migrants north. Migrants camp along the beaches…

Five foreign women rescued in anti-human trafficking ops in Kuching – Borneo Post Online
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Five foreign women rescued in anti-human trafficking ops in Kuching – Borneo Post Online

Dato Mohd Azman Ahmad Sapri- Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING (Oct 25): The police rescued five foreign women, aged between 24 and 29, during a raid on a shophouse unit at Jalan Setia Raja here on Oct 21. In a press statement yesterday, Sarawak Commissioner of Police Dato Mohd Azman Ahmad Sapri said a team…

How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants
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How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants

 By Sertan Sanderson Published on : 2022/11/25 The Republic of Cyprus is battling with a migrant influx which is overwhelming the small EU country’s resources. Now, a dubious higher education scheme in the north of the island has been found to be among the factors responsible for the trend. Human traffickers meanwhile are lining their…

DMW warns vs illegal online recruiters – The Manila Times
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DMW warns vs illegal online recruiters – The Manila Times

THE Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) on Thursday issued a warning against an online illegal recruitment scheme perpetrated by a Chinese-run offshore gaming company operating along the border of Myanmar and Thailand. “The Department of Migrant Workers has issued an advisory against online offers for temporary work in Myanmar for POGO-run establishments that are really…

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…

Finding new nests: Sihanoukville crackdowns forcing human trafficking rings to relocate – Khmer Times (Cambodia)
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Finding new nests: Sihanoukville crackdowns forcing human trafficking rings to relocate – Khmer Times (Cambodia)

Crackdowns on human trafficking involving job scams in Preah Sihanouk province are proving to be so successful that criminal syndicates are forced to move out and find new provinces to relocate. Of late, Pursat province has come into the spotlight with Interior Minister Sar Kheng expressing his concern that it is becoming a new hotspot…

UNAOC Forum: 'We need to build on the Fez Declaration', Says IOM Chief | Sada Elbalad
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UNAOC Forum: 'We need to build on the Fez Declaration', Says IOM Chief | Sada Elbalad

Thu 24 Nov 2022 | 03:29 PM Ahmed Emam The Director General of the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) Antonio Vitorino said his agency is present worldwide, in 80 countries, “but we undoubtedly have very important operations on the African continent for the protection and support of migrants.” During his participation in the 19th…