Human Trafficking

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

Human trafficking gang handed imprisonment sentences of up to 16 yrs

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 12:05 GMT

In May, Egypt’s Attorney General referred the 40 defendants to the Criminal court on charges of human trafficking and Smuggling of migrants.

UNODC report shows decline in human trafficking cases in Egypt in 2017

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt witnessed a remarkable decline in the cases of human trafficking detected in 2017, compared to cases reported in 2014 according to UNODC.

Human trafficking network detected, singer may be involved: ACA

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 03:19 GMT

The ACA said that investigations will expectedly reveal the involvement of a number of figures including an infamous singer who has recently raised controversy.

Italy acquits Egyptian citizen of human trafficking charges

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 04:57 GMT

An Italy-based Egyptian citizen has been acquitted of human trafficking charges.

40 defendants referred to criminal court on human trafficking charges

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney General, Nabil Sadek, referred 40 defendants Wednesday to the Criminal court on charges of human trafficking and Smuggling of migrants.

Foreign Min., Cabinet cooperate to combat human trafficking

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 06:33 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry announced cooperating with the Cabinet to adopt a new mechanism to protect Egyptian employees abroad from human trafficking.

Organ trafficking pair arrested in Cairo

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 02:51 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has arrested on Saturday two people in Cairo for selling and purchasing human organs via a group on social media.

Egypt to back Libyans against human trafficking: Envoy to UN

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 06:21 GMT

Egypt is ready to support for Libyans to combat human trafficking crimes by some criminal groups in the North African country, Egypt’s Amr Abul Atta said.

Egypt praises Libyan Council’s decision to investigate migrant-related crimes

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt condemns the violations committed against African migrants and refugees attempting to transit through Libya to Europe.

Egypt confronts human trafficking: Abul-Atta

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 09:12 GMT

Egypt’s U.N. Security Council representative said on Tuesday that Egypt is exerting great efforts to confront human trafficking.

Police arrests man using his 11 children, others’ in begging

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 12:04 GMT

A man, 52, was arrested for exploiting his 11 children in begging along with his wife, and five others’ children as well.

Global leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labor and modern slavery in the Australian city of Perth.

Eight found dead in Texas truck, human trafficking alleged

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 04:59 GMT

8 were found dead on Sunday inside a sweltering tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, they were the victims of "ruthless" human traffickers, authorities said.

Italy proposes Libya pact to curb illegal migration

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 07:44 GMT

Marco Minniti on Thursday proposed a pact with Libya to combat human trafficking during a visit to Tripoli to meet mayors of cities affected by the scourge.