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Two brothers running brothels are in custody

Publicated on: November 11, 2022

After Ferenc R., his brother Peter R. was also placed in criminal custody on suspicion of trafficking in human beings and promoting prostitution. Evidence shows that since 2014 the brothers from Ilk had been running their illegal sex business in Vienna, where they recruited vulnerable Hungarian women living in poor financial conditions for prostitution.

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Joint meeting on human trafficking in the European Commission

Publicated on: November 3, 2022

The European Commission hosted a meeting of the Network of National Rapporteurs and Equivalent Mechanisms (NREM) and the European Union Civil Society Platform on 26-27 October in Brussels with the representatives of EU Member States and civil society organisations on the fight against trafficking in human beings.

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Professional forum for the child victims of trafficking in human beings

Publicated on: November 2, 2022

A professional forum organised by the Police and the University of Public Service focusing on the protection and assistance of child victims, the prevention of their victimization and the prosecution of perpetrators.

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Human traffickers caught by the investigators of Hajdú-Bihar county

Publicated on: November 2, 2022

Three men suspected of forcing underage girls into prostitution in Debrecen were taken into criminal custody.

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Combating trafficking in persons via theatrical play

Publicated on: October 24, 2022

The National Police Headquarters has organised a play to raise awareness of the dangers of trafficking in persons and prostitution on the occasion of the European Day for Anti-Trafficking on 18 October. The ‘Láthatáron’ Group and ‘KV Társulat’ performed the play ‘I will stand for You!’ at the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Police Headquarters and the Budapest Police Headquarters on 19 and 20 October.

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International conference on anti-trafficking in the Ministry of Interior

Publicated on: October 24, 2022

On the occasion of the European Day for Combating Trafficking in Persons (18 October), the Ministry of Interior, the Budapest Process and the European Migration Network organised an international conference in Budapest on 20-21 October, with the participation of more than 30 countries and international organisations.

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Today is the European Day for Anti-Trafficking

Publicated on: October 18, 2022

In 2007, the European Union declared 18 October as the European Day for Anti-Trafficking. The main objective of the European Day is to raise awareness on the prevention of trafficking in human beings and to enhance the flow of information, knowledge and best practices between actors in the field.

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Hungarian Police hot on the trail of traffickers

Publicated on: October 4, 2022

At the end of September 2022, investigators apprehended a total of four perpetrators in two separate cases, with arrest warrants out for two more suspects.

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Attitude-shaping training on human trafficking

Publicated on: September 22, 2022

The Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with the National Institute of Criminology (OKRI), the Hungarian National Police Headquarters (ORFK) and the Prosecutor General's Office, held an attitude-shaping training on human trafficking for police officers and prosecutors of four counties in Northeastern Hungary (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hajdú-Bihar county, Heves county, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county) on 19-20 September.

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EU seeks to ban all products made with forced labour

Publicated on: September 16, 2022

The proposal of the European Commission covers the products of all industries, including those made in the EU for domestic consumption and imported goods as well.

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