Three men from Gyöngyös earned nearly 2 million HUF on a mentally disabled, underage girl, who was forced into prostitution.
As part of the project called “Timeless slavery” a training was organised for teachers and other educational staff to help them prepare for current challenges.
It is with deep regret and heavy heart that we have to inform you that dr. Krisztina Berta, Deputy State Secretary of EU and International Relations, National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator of the Hungarian Ministry of Interior unexpectedly passed away at the age of 62.
The investigators of Pest County ended the proceeding with the suggestion of accusation.
On 20 October 2015, the European Commission in cooperation with the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised a high-level conference to mark the Ninth EU Anti-Trafficking Day.
On the occasion of the 9th EU Anti-Trafficking Day awareness-raising training for the airport personnel was held by the Airline Ambassadors International organization (AAI) on 14-15th October 2015 in the Ministry of Interior of Hungary.
The EU Anti-Trafficking Day was established by the European Commission in 2007 and is marked on 18 October of every year. On this occasion on 14 October a Conference was organised in the Ministry of Interior which highlighted the law enforcement aspects of this issue.
In the topic of the fight against trafficking in human beings, the Ministry of Interior will present itself at the Civil Island of the Sziget Festival between 10-13 August for the fourth time.
Three men were arrested today in northern Hungary in a coordinated action supported by Europol and Eurojust and conducted by the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (Koninklijke Marechaussee) and Hungarian police. Eight homes in the town of Salgótarján were searched. The men, suspected of the sexual exploitation of women in The Hague, are expected to be brought to the Netherlands soon.
The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation on Hungary.