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#Human Trafficking

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

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

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads

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

Rain, post offices and skyscrapers: the week in statistics

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

Reports of 13 cases of trafficking of minors made last year

Of the alleged victims, eight were said to have been trafficked for sexual exploitation.

# human-trafficking - Friday 20 January, 2012

Belfast: Women arrested in prostitution and human trafficking investigation

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

Shatter publishes report on prostitution legislation

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

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery Human Trafficking This post contains videos

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery

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

Column: Do we have the right to buy or sell sex?

Criminalising people who pay for sex diverts attention from the real victims being exploited, argues Paul Ryan

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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?

Six rescues and four arrests in Belfast human trafficking probe

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

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 - Monday 14 March, 2011

Brothel owner ordered to pay €2m

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

Human trafficking suspects released

The two men were arrested yesterday after gardaí forced their way into a flat where two Latvian women were allegedly being forcibly detained.

Two arrested as part of human trafficking ring

Two men remain in custody after allegedly luring Latvian women to Ireland and forcing them to marry.

# human-trafficking - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

Northern Ireland acts as 'staging post' for trafficking

Stormont justice minister appeals for men to think twice about visiting brothels.

# human-trafficking - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Trafficked prostitutes lived in fear of controlling gang

Four appear in Belfast court today on charges of prostitution and trafficking.