In its Trafficking in Persons Report 2013, the US department of state said 48 trafficking victims were identified in Ireland in 2012, 23 of them children, including 19 children in the “commercial sex” trade.
Polish police have brought charges against 23 Poles suspected of offering organs for sale during the first large-scale operation against organ trafficking, Poland’s Police Headquarters reported on Friday.
“This is the first large-scale operation against the trafficking of organs [in Poland],” Polish Press Agency quoted police spokesman Mariusz Sokolowski as saying.
TWO people have been charged following a police probe into the suspected trafficking of six Polish nationals who were allegedly kept as slaves.
Dawid Siwak and Rosa Urbanowicz each face six counts of holding a person in slavery or servitude at addresses in Portsmouth and Chichester.
WARSAW – Authorities need to strengthen the rule of law to fight human trafficking, participants said May 14 at the beginning of a three-day OSCE conference.
A 31-year-old Polish woman who allegedly brought two women to Malta for prostitution purposes was taken to court this morning and kept in remand.
Katarzyna Zaniewskais is pleading not guilty to human trafficking and living off the earnings of prostitution.
In late november, London’s Metropolitan Police announced the rescue of three women allegedly held as slaves in a south London house for as long as 30 years in what were described as “horrific conditions.
Slavery so appalled the Scottish explorer and missionary that he became its vehement and legendary enemy.
Heaven knows what the man from Blantyre, on the 200th anniversary of his birth, would make of his legacy today.