Eritrea's ambassador to the UK and Ireland has rejected a report accusing Eritrean military officials of conniving in the trafficking of as many as 30,000 Eritreans in the Sinai desert over the last four years.
TWO Romanians have been jailed for four years each for their role in an international criminal network trafficking women from Eastern Europe into Ireland and Sweden.
Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) will tomorrow mark International Day for the Abolition of Slavery with a national conference on identifying victims of trafficking for forced labour.
Detectives in northern Ireland have welcomed the guilty pleas by three men to offences linked to human trafficking.
The PSNI Organised Crime Branch investigated a Czech-based crime gang involved in the trafficking of women into Northern Ireland for the purposes of sexual exploitation.
A Czech-based human trafficking gang lured sex victims on the pretence of glamorous photo shoots, police revealed yesterday.
Bronislav Rybensky, Lyle Lamont and Ferhat Ekici, each pleaded guilty to offences linked to the sordid tradeof human sex trafficking.
The head of the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) has "no strong suspicion" that a Chinese man found in a cannabis grow house was a victim of human trafficking, the High Court heard.
Detectives say they are investigating 13 addresses as part of their probe into claims that three women were held as slaves in London.
The inquiry began after one of three alleged victims told a charity she had been kept against her will for more than 30 years in a house in south London.
Jim Cusack – 24 November 2013
Details of the cases have been kept out of the public domain and in none of the cases have there been any criminal charges.
By Eamon Dillon
A VICTIM of sex-traffickers became the target of a hate-filled internet campaign this week after she revealed her horrifying ordeal in sleazy Irish brothels.