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#Human Trafficking

# human-trafficking - Yesterday’s News

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# human-trafficking - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Number of foreign couples attempting to marry in Ireland drops 58% since new laws

Gardaí are now using new laws to tackle sham marriages.

# human-trafficking - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# human-trafficking - Friday 7 July, 2017

‘It wouldn’t happen in D4’: Locals plan to block streets ahead of U2 gig to protest ‘red light district’

The protesters allege that two massage parlours in the area are operating as brothels while a third business, which has since closed, was also a front for prostitution.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said the Government needed to do more to protect trafficking victims.

# human-trafficking - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions

The waves of desperate people slipping across international borders every year has created a massive moneymaking opportunity for unscrupulous human traffickers.

# human-trafficking - Friday 2 June, 2017

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Four new protective services units went live today.

# human-trafficking - Monday 24 April, 2017

'Deal with the Wheels': These teenagers are leading the way on some of society's most important issues

A group of students will vie for the title of Young Social Innovators 2017 at the Convention Centre in May.

# human-trafficking - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

He is accused of pushing some of the boys into prostitution.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Aer Lingus worker charged with organising human trafficking has passport seized

The Kildare man paid a bond of €2,000 and €20,000 independent surety.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Two Aer Lingus employees and Chinese national in court over alleged illegal immigration operation

The three appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'

Yesterday, three men were arrested in connection with people smuggling queries – last year, 4,000 people were refused entry at Irish ports.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl

Galyna Kovalenko, 52, faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client

Lawyers for the man have said he is the victim of a mistaken identity.

Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs

An investigation into human trafficking of Polish nationals by organised criminal groups for sexual exploitation began in February 2012.

# human-trafficking - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Man due in Dublin court as part of four-year sex trafficking probe

In 2012, gardaí identified a number of Polish women as victims of sexual exploitation.

# human-trafficking - Monday 17 October, 2016

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex

Women are trafficked across countries and continents – some having been sold by family members or friends.

# human-trafficking - Friday 7 October, 2016

Trafficking victims told by 'The Master' they would get new life - but were 'treated like dogs'

They were told they would get well-paid jobs and a new life in Northern Ireland.

# human-trafficking - Friday 19 August, 2016

Six people, including teenage girl, arrested in connection with human trafficking in Meath

The Migrant Rights Centre has accused the government of hypocrisy over how it deals with undocumented migrants.

# human-trafficking - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after woman reported being raped

The woman went to police in Derry for help last night.

# human-trafficking - Sunday 5 June, 2016

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland

This figure has more than doubled in the last two years.

# human-trafficking - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Woman who tried to sell her baby online for €290 given suspended sentence

The mother tried to sell her 19-month-old son on Gumtree after her boyfriend stopped paying childcare costs.

# human-trafficking - Monday 2 November, 2015

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare ‘modern slavery’ on Irish fishing trawlers Trafficked To Ireland This post contains videos

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare ‘modern slavery’ on Irish fishing trawlers

The year-long investigation says workers are being trafficked to Ireland.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Arrest in Donegal ‘highlights need for action on trafficking’

A man in his 40s has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged human trafficking.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats

The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.

# human-trafficking - Monday 25 May, 2015

Discovered: 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned detention camps used by people smugglers

National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said it remained unclear how many bodies were buried.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Trafficked woman was locked into cannabis growhouse from the outside

A court today found gardaí failed to identify the woman as a victim of human trafficking.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

# human-trafficking - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Some convicted migrants may have been forced to commit crimes by human traffickers

183 people were trafficked into Ireland in three years, a report shows.

# human-trafficking - Monday 13 October, 2014

‘Traffickers operate only to make money from human misery’

The Justice Minister at a garda conference today quoted victims of sex trafficking who had spoken about their experience with law enforcement in Ireland.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man released over human trafficking investigation in Armagh

PSNI detectives are sending a file to the Public Prosecution Service following labour exploitation operation.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Co Derry man arrested over death of Afghan migrant found in container

He is suspected of manslaughter and human trafficking offences.

# human-trafficking - Monday 18 August, 2014

Twenty trafficking victims rescued and three men arrested

The 14 men and 6 women range in age from 20 to 48.

# human-trafficking - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Pimps ‘taking advantage’ of delay in new prostitution law

Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.

# human-trafficking - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin caught up with Pope Francis today in Rome

While attending a conference on human trafficking, the Pope was presented with a t-shirt which said “Turn Back Crime”.

Are enough airline staff being trained to identify trafficking victims?

Irish airlines are being encouraged to use the online training resource, developed by the Justice Department.

# human-trafficking - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: Sex buyers are the last link in chain of trafficking, abuse and rape

The result of 18 months of academic work shows the fear of being named and shamed in a local newspaper would be the greatest deterrent to buyers of sex, writes Nusha Yonkova.

# human-trafficking - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Ross Kemp launches new support agency for human trafficking survivors

The organisation will help with financial advice, specialist legal advice, training, educational opportunities and housing support.

# human-trafficking - Saturday 22 February, 2014

British officers will be looking out for potential slavery victims at airports

The anti-slavery teams will be in place from 1 April.

# human-trafficking - Friday 31 January, 2014

Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named

The two are accused of a number of offences against the women – one of whom has a severe learning disability.

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