The release of the State Department’s latest Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) revealed that Asia is home to some of the worst perpetrators of illegal human trafficking.
China has now joined the ranks of Russia, North Korea, Iran, and a handful of other countries as Tier 3 violators of human trafficking laws.
IT’S no secret that rights abuses are rife in Pakistan. How serious a problem this is, though, and how deep its roots permeate into the fabric of society, becomes apparent only when different sorts of abuses are considered separately.
Along with Iran, the two countries received failing marks from Washington because their governments have not addressed -- and have no concrete plans to address -- the problem.
Child labor and human trafficking represent a serious problem in Iran, with many blaming the government itself for perpetuating these terrible crimes.
By Hamid Yazdan Panah
Everyone knows the default position on human organ trafficking. Illegal in every country except Iran, it’s seen as a moral crime that ruthlessly exploits the penury of donors for the benefit of an affluent few.
Libya, North Korea, Iran and Cuba are among 17 countries worldwide that have done little to combat human trafficking over the past year, according to a State Department report released Tuesday, down from the 23 nations identified a year ago
In its annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), the department said the 17 countries failed to meet minimum international standards to curb trafficking and could face U.S.
QUETTA: At least eight local agents involved in human trafficking were rounded up from different areas of Gwadar district on Saturday.
Gwadar Deputy Commissioner Suhailur Rehman Baloch told our sources that he raided various places in Gwadar with the district police officer and Tehsildar Balaach Gichki, arresting eight main local agents involved in human trafficking in Balochistan.