Almost three quarters of victims of human trafficking worldwide are female.
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
*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…
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…
Sophie Claudet: Valérie, you’re just back from Libya, and you filmed in Tripoli.
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?
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of stories making headlines in Europe’s de facto political capital.
The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.
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 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.
Italian police have arrested eight people on suspicion of migrant smuggling and falsifying documents.
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.
Insiders visited southeast Turkey, home to a large number of Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country, and found many children forced to work.
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.
Some campaigners estimate there could be up to 80,000 victims in Britain, stuck in slavery, in the shadows of society.
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
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…
The suspected head of a huge human trafficking ring between Africa and Europe has been extradited to Italy.
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 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
Aksaray Square in Istanbul has been called “smugglers square”. It is there that migrants gather almost every day at sundown in the hope of buying a
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
NATO ships are making their way to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crackdown on criminal networks smuggling refugees and migrants into
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
Greek police have arrested 12 people and confiscated hundreds of fake identification documents after breaking an international migrant trafficking
People smuggling in the Mediterranean Sea faces a new challenge: a navy crackdown under international law, as the European Union’s naval operation