Gulf Times - human-trafficking
National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking signs MoU with Msheireb Properties

National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking signs MoU with Msheireb Properties

The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, and Msheireb Museums at Msheireb Properties, have signed a memorandum of understanding

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach kills self after abuse, trafficking charges

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach kills self after abuse, trafficking charges

Former US Olympics women's gymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide Thursday, his body found hours after he was charged with human trafficking and abuse of athletes in his care.

10 years in jail, hefty fines handed down to human traffickers

10 years in jail, hefty fines handed down to human traffickers

Two people accused of human trafficking have been sentenced to 10 years in jail and a fine of QR 200,000 each in a landmark judgement issued by the Criminal Court of the Court of First Instance.

Qatar, US panel holds talks on combating human trafficking

Qatar, US panel holds talks on combating human trafficking

The Qatari-US working group held a meeting via video conferencing technology to discuss aspects of co-operation between the two sides, within the framework of the previously signed Memorandum of Understanding

Workshop on combating human trafficking held

Workshop on combating human trafficking held

The Public Prosecution represented by the Institute of Criminal Studies and the Department of International Co-operation organised the second workshop on combating human trafficking ...

Remains of all 39 lorry death victims returned to Vietnam

Remains of all 39 lorry death victims returned to Vietnam

The remains of all of the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in England last month after being trafficked into the country have been returned to Vietnam, a government statement said Saturday.

Cabinet approves draft law on combating human trafficking

Cabinet approves draft law on combating human trafficking

The Cabinet's regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft law amending some provisions ...

UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

Britain must ensure human traffickers do not exploit uncertainty surrounding Brexit, from its future migration policy to cooperation with European law enforcement agencies, the nation's anti-slavery commissioner said on Friday.

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

Ex-Burundi diplomat tried in France for forced labour

A former Burundi diplomat working for the UN and his wife went on trial Monday near Paris, accused of forcing a man to work in their home for 10 years in slave-like conditions.

US woman caught hiding week-old baby in flight bag in Philippines

US woman caught hiding week-old baby in flight bag in Philippines

A 43-year-old US woman was arrested in the boarding area of an airport in the Philippines on Wednesday after hiding a baby boy inside her carry-on bag, immigration officials said.

Qatar's efforts in combating human trafficking lauded

Qatar's efforts in combating human trafficking lauded

The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (NCCHT) marked Tuesday the World Day against Human Trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.