A NIGERIAN WOMAN is due in court this morning charged with keeping a brothel, after being arrested earlier this month in connection with the charges, RTÉ News reports. The woman, 35, had been kept in custody pending her deportation, but the DPP had directed that she be charged in connection with the keeping of a brothel. Gardaí had been searching for her for some time, RTÉ added.
# human-trafficking - Friday 26 April, 2013
Two suspects were arrested as part of the European operation.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland welcomed the bill but said trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most predominant form.
A new report on human trafficking by the European Commission has found that although the numbers of those trafficked in Europe rose by 18 per cent between 2008 and 2010, convictions dropped by 13 per cent.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland said this shows a “clear need for a fresh approach to identifying victims”.
# human-trafficking - Friday 25 January, 2013
The arrests were part of Operation Quest, and came during planned searches in Dublin, Dundalk and Athlone.
# human-trafficking - Monday 7 January, 2013
Alan Shatter defined the term ‘forced labour’ in the new Human Trafficking Bill.
# human-trafficking - Friday 24 August, 2012
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
# human-trafficking - Friday 6 July, 2012
Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 21 June, 2012
A US State Department report released yesterday has sparked calls for greater awareness of human trafficking that is happening here in Ireland.
They should. Irish people have been trafficked abroad for sex – but it’s not as simple as you might think, writes David Lohan.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.
# human-trafficking - Saturday 5 May, 2012
Plus: Where does Ireland rank in the world press freedom index – and how many people are visiting Ireland this year?
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
Of the alleged victims, eight were said to have been trafficked for sexual exploitation.
# human-trafficking - Friday 20 January, 2012
Two women have been arrested as part of a PSNI investigation into controlling prostitution and human trafficking in Northern Ireland.
# human-trafficking - Monday 17 October, 2011
Justice Minister Alan Shatter has published his report into Swedish law criminalising people who purchase sexual services from prostitutes.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 5 October, 2011
The Peruvian authorities have rescued almost 300 women they believe are the victims of human trafficking – the youngest girl discovered by police is just 13 years old.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
Criminalising people who pay for sex diverts attention from the real victims being exploited, argues Paul Ryan
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 24 August, 2011
In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?
Officers from the PSNI Organised Crime Branch carry out a major sting on a human trafficking ring in Belfast.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 28 April, 2011
# human-trafficking - Monday 14 March, 2011
TJ Carroll ran a prostitution network from 35 locations in Ireland – forcing trafficked women to work in the sex industry.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 26 October, 2010
The two men were arrested yesterday after gardaí forced their way into a flat where two Latvian women were allegedly being forcibly detained.
Two men remain in custody after allegedly luring Latvian women to Ireland and forcing them to marry.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 22 September, 2010
Stormont justice minister appeals for men to think twice about visiting brothels.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 7 September, 2010
Four appear in Belfast court today on charges of prostitution and trafficking.