human trafficking

European governments complicit in abuse of migrants in Libya: Amnesty

Despite repeated warnings, European governments have continued to actively support a “sophisticated system of abuse and exploitation of refugees and migrants” by Libyan authorities, according to an Amnesty International report released on Tuesday. The document, titled “Libya’s dark web of collusion,” details European governments’ complicity in the human rights abuses[…]

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UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

France’s ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in Libya’s slave trade of African refugees and migrants. Francois Delattre’s comments come as human trafficking in Libya has become a burning topic since a CNN investigation produced footage of West Africans being[…]

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Brothers nabbed for human trafficking

The Hawks have arrested a 26-year-old suspect in Cape Town in connection with human trafficking. His arrest follows that of his brother, 37-year-old Edward Tambe Ayuk, in September. Hawks spokesperson Lloyd Ramovha says the pair allegedly recruited vulnerable women to work as sex-workers in their house in Brooklyn. He says[…]

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Women urged to protect themselves from online scams

By Abubakr Abrahams Many South African girls are trafficked within their country and abroad for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation. A recent incident involving a South African woman who was rescued from sex traffickers in Malaysia is a startling reality of the dangers of human trafficking. This particular case[…]

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Human trafficking difficult to monitor: Anex

Human trafficking is a global issue with it being labelled as modern day slavery with an estimated 27 million victims worldwide. UNICEF estimates that 1.2 million children are trafficked globally each year. It is said that South Africa is a source, destination and transit for trafficked victims. Everyday people are[…]

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