ARTICLES RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Three men saved from alleged traffickers in Cape Town

2018-07-31 20:40

Three men have been rescued from two alleged human traffickers in Cape Town.

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women

2018-07-05 13:35

A British-based nurse who used the threat of voodoo on five women to traffick them from Nigeria to work as prostitutes in Germany was jailed for 14 years.

Job programme for trafficked Nigerian women gets Gucci gift

2018-06-07 13:35

Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found new work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials.

Police free human trafficking victims across the Caribbean

2018-04-30 18:26

A 13-country police operation has freed nearly 350 people from human trafficking networks and arrested 22 people across the Caribbean and South America.

30 detained in Phoenix in suspected human smuggling raid

2018-03-29 06:37

Officials say 30 people have been detained as part of suspected human smuggling activity in a house in Phoenix.

No evidence that a child is kidnapped every 30 seconds in South Africa

2018-01-31 13:41

A viral Facebook post claims that every 30 seconds a child is stolen in South Africa. That is the equivalent of 2 880 children kidnapped a day. Africa Check investigates whether the claim is based on solid data.

Victims rescued from possible human trafficking ring, businessman appears in court

2018-01-17 16:11

A Welkom businessman, who handed himself over to police after 11 victims were rescued from his farm and lodge, is due to appear at the Welkom Magistrate's Court on charges of human trafficking.

6 arrested in Welkom for human trafficking, victims rescued

2018-01-12 14:37

Authorities have arrested six people they believe to be involved in a human trafficking ring in Welkom, the Hawks say.

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Human trafficking in South Africa - a never ending nightmare for women

2018-07-18 20:48

Human trafficking is one of South Africa's horrific realities.

EyesOpen campaign aimed at human trafficking in the aviation industry

2018-06-13 09:20

The International Air Transport Association is is mobilising the global airline industry in the fight against human trafficking.

Airlines to step up fight against human trafficking

2018-06-04 16:32

Airlines are set to step up the fight against human trafficking, global industry body IATA says as it released guidelines on how crews can act as "eyes and ears" to identify and report suspected cases.

Former Niger PM loses appeal in baby trafficking case

2018-04-12 15:32

Niger opposition leader and former premier Hama Amadou has lost an appeal against a one-year jail term for baby smuggling, legal sources say.

Spain arrests 155 over Chinese human trafficking ring

2018-03-13 17:39

Spanish police say they have arrested 155 mostly Chinese nationals after busting a gang that trafficked Chinese migrants into Britain and Ireland for about $25 000 per person.

Croatia, Slovenia police bust human trafficking operation

2018-01-20 22:45

Police in Croatia and Slovenia say they have busted a human trafficking operation and released dozens of mostly Chinese nationals.

State opposes bail for man charged with human trafficking

2018-01-15 19:49

A case involving a 39-year-old man charged with human trafficking, following a raid in Milnerton, has been postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court.

Human trafficking suspect nabbed in Cape Town, 2 women freed

2018-01-08 18:03

The case against a Milnerton man, who faces charges involving human trafficking, has been postponed in the Cape Town Magistrates Court.

30 women rescued from sex trafficking in Mexico

2017-11-26 11:46

Thirty women trafficked for sex - most from Colombia and Venezuela - have been rescued in two raids in Mexico, police have said.

Internet hindering fight against human trafficking - experts

2017-09-13 10:43

The anonymity afforded by the internet - especially in the dark web - is hindering efforts by organisations to fight human trafficking, especially the sexual exploitation of minors, experts say.

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