Gulf Times - trafficking
Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand

Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand

Tun Hung Seong was arrested in April last year after a tipoff that he had hired a man to smuggle nearly 300 kilogrammes of crystal meth.

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Foreign trafficking survivors wishing to stay in Britain say their health has suffered as they struggle to cope with insensitive staff, a lack of information and years in limbo ...

Australia moves to curb trafficking in overseas orphanages

Australia moves to curb trafficking in overseas orphanages

Australia on Thursday launched a campaign to stop ‘orphanage tourism’, which advocacy groups say has been used to exploit and traffic children in some of the world's poorest countries.

Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring

Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring

Italian police said Thursday that they had arrested seven people while breaking up a ring of smugglers who were ferrying migrants from Greece and Albania to Italy.

Qatar Airways joins USAID routes partnership to Combat wildlife trafficking

Qatar Airways joins USAID routes partnership to Combat wildlife trafficking

Airline increases its commitment to wildlife protection as a signatory to the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce

India Nobel winner in new campaign for abused and trafficked children

India Nobel winner in new campaign for abused and trafficked children

Bruised and battered from previous campaigns against child labour, India's Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi hopes one million people will join his latest drive starting Monday -- against the sexual abuse and trafficking of children.

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.

India child protection officers held in trafficking probe

India child protection officers held in trafficking probe

Two child protection officers have been arrested for alleged links with a trafficking gang that ran illegal adoption centres in eastern India selling children to foreign couples, police said Saturday.

Indian politician nabbed over illegal adoption ring

Indian politician nabbed over illegal adoption ring

Indian police said Wednesday they had arrested a senior regional official from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party over alleged links to a trafficking scandal that saw children sold to foreign couples.

Indian authorities rescue 70 trafficking victims

Indian authorities rescue 70 trafficking victims

Police have rescued 70 victims of human trafficking, including 33 children, in a restive and impoverished region of central India, an official said Thursday.

Vietnam destroys mass rhino horns and elephant ivory

Vietnam destroys mass rhino horns and elephant ivory

Vietnam destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of seized elephant ivory and 70 kg of rhino horns on Saturday, in one of its strongest moves yet to stop illegal wildlife trafficking.

Over 300 arrested in Europe-wide crime swoop

Over 300 arrested in Europe-wide crime swoop

Police forces from 52 countries arrested over 300 people and swooped on red-light districts to bust several trafficking gangs in a week-long, round-the-clock operation, Europol said Wednesday.