U.S. accuses Iran, Venezuela of human trafficking failings

U.S. accuses Iran, Venezuela of human trafficking failings

FILE PHOTO: The shackled legs of suspected human traffickers are seen as they arrive for their trial at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom/File Photo   WASHINGTON, October 1 (Reuters) – The White House said on Saturday it had ordered that Iran, Venezuela and four African nations be added to […]

Manipur girls trafficked to Myanmar being brought back: CM

Imphal, September 12 (IANS): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said 14 Manipuri tribal girls, who are victims of human trafficking and were sent to Yangon in Myanmar on way to Thailand, are being brought back to their respective homes.   “Eight of the fourteen girls are on their way to Imphal. The remaining […]

Human trafficking racket busted by Dimapur Police

DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): Dimapur Police today informed that the District Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (DAHTU) under it has unearthed a major human trafficking racket.   This comes following the case of two girls from Nagaland state who were rescued and kept in a Shelter Home at Pune. After being rescued, they were repatriated back home, […]

Exclusive: U.S. to downgrade Myanmar in annual human trafficking report – sources

Exclusive: U.S. to downgrade Myanmar in annual human trafficking report – sources

  By Matt Spetalnick, Jason Szep and Antoni Slodkowski   WASHINGTON/YANGON, June 28 (Reuters) – The United States has decided to place Myanmar on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking, officials said, a move aimed at prodding the country’s new democratically elected government and its still-powerful military to do more to curb […]

Spurt in human trafficking in NE

NEW DELHI, January 2 (The Assam Tribune): In what should be a cause of concern, human trafficking from Assam is on the rise, with some NGOs now planning to shift their focus to the North East as traffickers have started making inroads into the neighbouring States of Meghalaya and Manipur.   Briefing newsmen, Rishi Kant […]

IWCF concerned by human trafficking in Manipur

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 8 (MExN): The Indigenous Women and Children Foundation (IWCF) has expressed concern over human trafficking particularly involving the tribal areas of Manipur. The victims are mostly from the underprivileged rural villages in the tribal districts of Manipur. The worsening socio-economic condition as a result of conflict situation, poor governance, lack of employment opportunities […]