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Hundreds of thousands trafficked into online criminality across SE Asia

Criminal gangs in southeast Asia are using torture and abuse to force hundreds of thousands of people into an online scam operation which generates billions of dollars per year, the UN rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday.

Haiti: Surge in gun trafficking fuels spike in gang violence

New York: Increasingly sophisticated and high-calibre firearms and ammunition are being trafficked into Haiti, fuelling an ongoing surge of gang violence that has plagued residents for months, according to a new UN assessment released on Thursday.

UN rights experts condemn attacks in UK on trafficking victims’ credibility

New York: Demonising victims of trafficking and modern slavery, turns the public against them and legal methods for keeping them safe, leaving them vulnerable to extremist attacks, independent UN human rights experts warned today, urging the United Kingdom to step up its efforts to protect survivors.

Vietnamese people allegedly trafficked by Chinese nationals to Cambodia to work in casinos

Beijing: Some Chinese nationals are allegedly trafficking Viatnamese people to work in casinos and online gaming establishments in Cambodia, media reports said.

World Day against Human Trafficking spotlights essential role of first responders

The UN commemorated World Day against Human Trafficking on Thursday spotlighting the essential – but often overlooked - role of first responders who identify the millions of victims worldwide, helping them secure justice, and rebuild their lives.

Pakistani brides being trafficked to China

Islamabad, May May 16 (UNI): The marriage between a local Christian woman and a Chinese Christian man six months ago in the eastern Pakistani city of Faisalabad had all the signs of a perfect match.

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows

New York, Jan 30 (IBNS): The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected during 2016, but also the largest recorded conviction rate of traffickers.

UN readying training guidelines to help cabin crews identify, report human trafficking

New York, Jan 5 (JEN): The United Nations is taking the global combat against human trafficking into the skies as the Organization's human rights office and its Montreal-based civil aviation agency begin putting the final touches on training guidelines that could help airline cabin crew spot possible victims.

Trafficking in cultural property source of enormous illicit profits: UN official

New York, Nov 6 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Trafficking in cultural property has increasingly come to the attention of the international community and represents a source of enormous illicit profits, an official from UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stressed on Thursday at a special event in St. Petersburg, Russia.