For six years, the young woman worked faithfully as a nanny for a well-off Elgin couple who took away her identification and passport after luring her to the United States with promises too good to be true.
Kari Tapiola chose his words carefully. So far, nobody has "formally" filed a complaint with the International Labor Organization, ILO, regarding the decree issued by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, according to the special advisor to the ILO General Secretary.
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It is also the third largest, exceeded only by the drug trade and the illegal arms industry.
The Tel Aviv District Court on Thursday sentenced the ringleader of an international human trafficking ring to 18 years and seven months in prison.
Rahamim “Rami” Saban was convicted in January of trafficking hundreds of Ukrainian, Russian, Moldovan, Belarusian and Uzbek women into Israel for prostitution, in what the court said was one of the largest human trafficking operations in Israel’s history.
MINSK, 27 November (BelTA) Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Valentin Rybakov has spoken at the Utah Valley University Symposium to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in the U.S., BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry.
MINSK, 22 November (BelTA) The 37th session of the UNESCO General Conference has approved Belarus-initiated resolution on the implementation of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, BelTA has learnt from the Belarusian Embassy in France.