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Vatican invites China to organ trafficking summit

The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue

The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue

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Mohamed Swayib: "we will not be Europe's policeman for free"

Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi

Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi

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"The first beneficiaries of Operation Sophia are the traffickers"

*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…

*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…

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Libya: a dead-end for migrants

Caught in the Libya's instability and lawlessness, sub-Saharan migrants are exposed to abuse, violence and trafficking.

Caught in the Libya's instability and lawlessness, sub-Saharan migrants are exposed to abuse, violence and trafficking.

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Cries for help from migrants trapped in Libya

Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…

Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…

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In conversation with EU defence and security official Pedro Serrano

Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?

Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?

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Merkel in Africa - stemming the migrant flow

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.

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Trade in world's most-trafficked mammal banned

The world’s most trafficked mammal has gained special protection after more than a million were poached from the wild in the last decade.

The world’s most trafficked mammal has gained special protection after more than a million were poached from the wild in the last decade.

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Ukrainian arrested for people smuggling in Hungary

The arrest comes after 33 illegal migrants were found in the back of a van near the border with Serbia. They had identity documents with them but no Schengen visas.

The arrest comes after 33 illegal migrants were found in the back of a van near the border with Serbia. They had identity documents with them but no Schengen visas.

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Human trafficking - tracking a lost generation

More than 1.2 million people fled poverty and war in 2015 hoping to find a safe haven in Europe and many of the children who have made that journey are being exploited.

More than 1.2 million people fled poverty and war in 2015 hoping to find a safe haven in Europe and many of the children who have made that journey are being exploited.

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Tracing trafficking victims

Sophie Claudet: “The UK government estimates between 10 and 13,000 people are trafficked into the country but unofficial sources say it could be up to 80,000.

Sophie Claudet: “The UK government estimates between 10 and 13,000 people are trafficked into the country but unofficial sources say it could be up to 80,000.

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Trafficked for exploitation: the UK's modern day slaves

Some campaigners estimate there could be up to 80,000 victims in Britain, stuck in slavery, in the shadows of society.

Some campaigners estimate there could be up to 80,000 victims in Britain, stuck in slavery, in the shadows of society.

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Charity warns migrant crisis could fuel trafficking victims in UK

Anne Read, Director of Anti-Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Services for The Salvation Army, talks to insiders about a rise in trafficking victims in the UK and how Europe’s migrant crisis could

Anne Read, Director of Anti-Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Services for The Salvation Army, talks to insiders about a rise in trafficking victims in the UK and how Europe’s migrant crisis could

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Human trafficking: The 'big money' business

Phil Brewer, Head of the Metropolitan Police’s Trafficking and Kidnap Unit in London, talks to insiders about the lucrative criminal business of buying and selling people for…

Phil Brewer, Head of the Metropolitan Police’s Trafficking and Kidnap Unit in London, talks to insiders about the lucrative criminal business of buying and selling people for…

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The lucrative business of migration

Criminals based in Turkey have picked up an unexpected windfall with the arrival in the country of hundreds of thousands of desperate refugees and

Criminals based in Turkey have picked up an unexpected windfall with the arrival in the country of hundreds of thousands of desperate refugees and

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Boom times for Turkey's lucrative smuggling rings

Criminals based in Turkey have reaped huge profits from the human windfall of hundreds of thousands of desperate refugees and migrants that have flooded into the country. A lucrative business has spru

Criminals based in Turkey have reaped huge profits from the human windfall of hundreds of thousands of desperate refugees and migrants that have flooded into the country. A lucrative business has spru

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Syrian pair jailed over death of refugee boy Aylan Kurdi

A Turkish court has jailed two Syrians over the drowning of toddler Aylan Kurdi and four others including his mother and brother. Each sentenced to

A Turkish court has jailed two Syrians over the drowning of toddler Aylan Kurdi and four others including his mother and brother. Each sentenced to

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NATO mission to help target people traffickers in Aegean Sea

NATO ships are making their way to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crackdown on criminal networks smuggling refugees and migrants into

NATO ships are making their way to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crackdown on criminal networks smuggling refugees and migrants into

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10,000 refugee children are missing, says Europol

The EU's criminal intelligence agency warns traffickers are targeting unaccompanied children for sex work and slavery.

The EU's criminal intelligence agency warns traffickers are targeting unaccompanied children for sex work and slavery.

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Hunting the migrant smugglers

On the lookout for trouble, the French navy frigate Courbet is plying the Mediterranean with a crew of almost 200 on board, with a helicopter ready

On the lookout for trouble, the French navy frigate Courbet is plying the Mediterranean with a crew of almost 200 on board, with a helicopter ready