Human Trafficking

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking to be formed at all appeal courts in Egypt

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking and illegal immigration will formed at every appeal prosecution department all over the country.

Egypt marks UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 10:46 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative for the United Nations Mohamed Edris marked on Friday the United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons marked on 30 July.

Cabinet displays Egypt’s recent efforts to combat human trafficking

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 11:16 GMT

The Cabinet has displayed Egypt’s efforts to combat human trafficking over the past half decade on the occasion of the United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons marked on 30 July.

Egypt's gov't keen on supporting anti-human trafficking efforts

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 01:43 GMT

Madbouli was meeting with head of the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons Naela Gabr.

IOM, NCCPIM&TIP conduct 1st training for staff of shelter for Victims of Trafficking in Egypt

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 05:09 GMT

The training, which was conducted in the period between on the 28th of February to the 2nd of March 2021, was organized within the framework of the project “Strengthening the Sphere of Protection for Victims of Trafficking and Vulnerable Migrants in Egypt While Preventing Irregular Migration and Human Trafficking” (SPHERE ll).

Egyptian illegal immigrants released after being held hostages in Libya

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 11:10 GMT

The Libyan 444th combat brigade said in a statement that the hostages were subjected to torture and extortion.

Detention of TikTok bloggers Haneem Hossam, Mawada al-Adhmam renewed over human trafficking charges

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 08:40 GMT

Haneen Hossam and Mawada al-Adham, TikTok bloggers, had their detention renewed on Tuesday for 15 days pending investigation into charges of human trafficking.

Canadian parliament desires to benefit from Egypt’s experiment in fighting human trafficking: amb.

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 08:07 GMT

Egypt’s ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid received an invitation from the Canadian parliament to take part in a videoconference meeting to expound the Egyptian experiment in fighting the human trafficking crime.

60% of victims of human trafficking are women and girls: Under-Secretary-General of UN

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 11:04 GMT

This came during a United Nations session to discuss ways to address gender-based violence and human trafficking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt opens first shelter for victims of human trafficking in Qalyubia

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 10:36 GMT

Child marriage is one of the most common crimes of human trafficking as about111,000 girls aged between 13 and 17 are forced to marry annually in Egypt.

IOM, Frontex train border guards to enhance protection of victims of child trafficking

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 03:27 GMT

“Border guards are often the first law enforcement officers who come in contact with potential victims of child trafficking or smuggling,” said Frontex Director Fabrice Leggeri.

4 people arrested over organ trafficking using social media

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 02:49 GMT

Four people were arrested over accusations of recruiting victims via social media, and trafficking their body organs in exchange of money.

In Depth: Global praise to Egyptian efforts to combat Cross-border human trafficking

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 12:14 GMT

Human trafficking is an organized crime against humanity, the victims of which are in the millions.

In pics: 6 Egyptians kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Libya return home

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Six Egyptian workers returned home after being kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Beni Walid area, southwestern Libya.

PM: Egypt prioritizing combating human trafficking

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 09:40 GMT

The 2014 constitution banned all kinds of oppression and labor exploitation.

Shoe shiner arrested over human trafficking

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 04:01 GMT

One of the incidents occurred to a person who was convinced to sell his kidney for L.E. 20,000 ($1,221).

27 human trafficking networks reported across Iraq in 5 months: IOVHT

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 - 10:48 GMT

The observatory called for protecting and helping the victims and activating the role of the higher central committee of anti-human trafficking as well as the anti-trafficking law.

Parents arrested selling newborn to officer under disguise

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 07:38 GMT

A woman has been arrested while attempting to sell her baby, born July 17, for LE 65,000 in Alexandria for an officer disguised as a buyer.

US Dept. praises Sisi's efforts to strengthen protection for human trafficking victims

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 - 12:38 GMT

For the first time, the US Department's report on trafficking in human beings praised Sisi's efforts to strengthen protection for victims of human trafficking.

Human organ traffickers should get death penalty: MP

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 01:54 GMT

The anti-trafficking probes have witnessed a 600-percent increase since the birth of the National Committee on Preventing and Combating Illegal Migration (NCCPIM & TIP) in 2018