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16 Oct 2007
Another impact of the EU action day against human trafficking, when Amnesty International has called for the protection of the victims of sex trafficking to be ‘put at the heart’ of measures to clamp down on the crime. The call came in...
16 Oct 2007
Ahead of EU anti-Trafficking day, Unicef criticize the Austrian authorities for the lack of identification of children victims and the need of training of the concerned stakeholders. ‘The Digital Journal’ indicates that “the...
15 Oct 2007
A very comprehensive article from ‘The Northern Echo’ about child trafficking issues in the UK, giving information since 1995 about the first cases identified in West Sussex. The article crosses also the findings of the most recent...
13 Oct 2007
Another article on the impact of the police operation called ‘Pentameter 2’. Out of this raid in a brothel, the article mentions that police and border agencies have stopped women from Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Lithuania...
13 Oct 2007
Extract of the press release: The European Roma Rights Centre is being presented the 2007 Max van der Stoel Award by Knut Vollebaek, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities. “The European Roma Rights Centre is commended for its long...
13 Oct 2007
The news agency ‘Zenit’ proposes an article on legalizing prostitution, a debate in a number of countries today. The author mentions several examples in Europe (Hungary, Bulgaria, Italy, UK) and explains in details what happened in the...
13 Oct 2007
‘The Guardian’ announces two reports on immigration are published on the same day. According to the joint Treasury, Home Office and Department for Work and Pensions study, “migrants are more highly skilled and often more reliable...
12 Oct 2007
The Polish Radio gives an interesting overview of the situation of Ukrainian minors left alone by their parents migrating to Western countries. ‘Polskie Radio’ gives the floor to the NGO ‘La Strada – Ukraine’ and...
12 Oct 2007
‘The Guardian’ describes how Interpol identified a pedophile from the photos taken in South East Asia, abusing children. The newspaper indicates that “more than 350 people around the world contacted the organization in response to...
12 Oct 2007
‘IWPR’ reports about a new framework agreement on labour migration agreed by former Soviet states, and relays the opinion of migration experts saying that “Tajikistan and Russia must do more to protect the rights of vulnerable...

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