'Notorious' human traffickers killed by Bangladeshi police

Three people-smugglers accused of trafficking thousands of people were killed in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police on Friday, officers said, days after dozens of migrant remains were found in Thailand.

Thailand wants meeting with Myanmar, Malaysia over human trafficking crisis

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday called for a three-way meeting with neighbours Malaysia and Myanmar to try to resolve a regional human trafficking crisis following the discovery of a mass grave in the country`s far south.

Thailand's trafficking crackdown adds to migrants' misery

A crackdown on human trafficking networks in Thailand is putting migrants fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh at more risk as smugglers hold their captives for longer at sea and hide deeper in the jungle, say activists and officials.

Thailand hunts trafficking suspects in blitz on people-smuggling trade

 Thai police said Thursday they have issued 10 arrest warrants against people suspected of human trafficking, as part of a blitz on camps used by people-smugglers sparked by the discovery of dozens of migrant remains.

Thai police arrest Rohingya man suspected of running deadly jungle camp

Thai police have arrested a man they believe is the key figure behind a brutal human trafficking network that ran a jungle camp where dozens of bodies have been found.

Bodies from Thai mass grave show no initial signs of violent death: Police

Twenty-six bodies exhumed at a mass grave in southern Thailand near a camp with suspected links to human trafficking bear no signs of violent death, police said on Sunday, following initial forensic examinations at the site.

Check human trafficking post earthquake: UP govt to police

 The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday directed officials to keep a strict vigil on human trafficking on Indo-Nepal border in the wake of the recent earthquake, a Home department spokesperson said here.

Modern day slavery too often goes unpunished in India, says report

A shortage of specialised legal care and protection means that victims of trafficking and bonded labour in India fail to get justice and perpetrators continue to buy and sell people with impunity, a report said on Monday.

US Senate unanimously passes anti-trafficking bill

The US Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday aimed at stopping human trafficking, after lawmakers overcame a dispute about the measure`s abortion language that prompted weeks of gridlock.

EU migration summit to consider military operation in Mediterranean: Draft
EU migration summit to consider military operation in Mediterranean: Draft

 EU leaders gathering in Brussels on Thursday will consider launching a military operation against human traffickers in Libya, held responsible for the deaths of thousands of migrants this year in the Mediterranean, a draft statement showed.

Thai police drop probe into WHO official over maid slavery allegations

Thai police on Friday dropped a probe into allegations of human trafficking, abuse and modern-day slavery levelled by an Ethiopian maid at her employers -- a top World Health Organization official and his wife.

Philippines to charge Australian on child sex charges

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

Trailing the traffickers, UK police in new role rescuing slaves: TRFN

Inside one of Britain`s biggest special anti-trafficking operations, police officers surrounded by files, forms and photographs attempt to unravel a complex network of crime.

UN calls for more efforts to fight human trafficking

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon said that the World Day for Social Justice comes at a pivotal moment for people and the planet, adding that this year` s commemoration focuses on the scourge of human trafficking and the plight of approximately 21 million women, men and children in various forms of modern slavery.

Seven Summits Women climbers chip in for anti-trafficking move

The 'Seven Summits Women Team' from Nepal, the first women team in the world to climb the highest mountain in each continent, have pledged to end the human-trafficking.

UP govt issues ordinance to deal with cow slaughter

Crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms will now come under the Goonda Act under an ordinance promulgated by Uttar Pradesh government.

DNA exposes the unabated network of Human trafficking in India

The Slavery Express that transports daughters to hell starts from Ranchi. All of the trafficked girls are kept as unpaid domestic helps or sex slaves across India. Watch the whole story in today's episode of DNA.

China police bust baby trafficking rings: Report

The Chinese police have busted several trafficking rings for selling newborn babies and children, some of them kept in squalid conditions in a disused mortuary, state-run media reported on Wednesday.

Kailash Satyarthi to focus on social causes through TV show
Kailash Satyarthi to focus on social causes through TV show

  Popular reality-based crime show `Crime Patrol Satark` has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a special series focusing on child labour and human trafficking.

Modi govt proposes to set up 150 teams to probe crime against women

The Centre has proposed to set up 150 special investigative units on a pilot basis, in some of the most crime-prone districts in the country to probe grievous offences against women, particularly rape, dowry harassments, acid attacks and human trafficking.