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European Union Publishes Anti-Trafficking Strategy

Publicated on: April 16, 2021

On 14 April 2021, the European Commission published its Communication on the EU Strategy against Trafficking in Human Beings, which provides a framework for action against the phenomenon for the period 2021–2025.

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Anti-trafficking research center to open in Pécs

Publicated on: April 1, 2021

The University of Pécs will host the center established in the context of Dutch–Hungarian cooperation

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Raid on traffickers by the National Bureau of Investigation

Publicated on: March 29, 2021

Three members of a family from Hódmezővásárhely forced their victims into prostitution for several years. At the end of March, they were detained in a police raid, and subsequently arrested by a court order.

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Anti-trafficking training series for Hungarian consuls

Publicated on: March 22, 2021

The fight against trafficking in human beings was also a topic at the training on 12 March. A total of 161 diplomats participated in the trainings on human trafficking so far.

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Meeting highlights of the National Coordination Mechanism

Publicated on: March 4, 2021

The implementation of the Action Plan of the National Strategy against Trafficking in Human Beings for 2020–2023 was at the core of the discussion.

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Members of a prostitution network indicted by the Pest County Chief Prosecutor’s Office

Publicated on: March 1, 2021

The defendants forced women into prostitution in Germany while their family members exploited people hired to work around the house in Hungary.

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Detained for forced labor

Publicated on: March 1, 2021

Police officers detained a man in Fejér County on the well-founded suspicion of forced labor – the perpetrator forced his victims to steal in addition to work

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Traffickers from Békés county face justice for the exploitation of 15 women

Publicated on: February 17, 2021

The Prosecution Service brought charges against seven perpetrators who forced their victims into prostitution in the UK between 2011 and 2017. The joint investigation team formed by the Hungarian and British Police played a key role in the detection of the crime.

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Another trafficker will be brought to justice – information published by the Office of the Prosecutor General

Publicated on: December 30, 2020

The 49-year-old defendant between 2017 and 2020 forced to work five vulnerable men on his farm and at his place of residence. While sex trafficking has always been in the forefront, also this case shows the rise of labour exploitation of men in recent years.

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Attitude-shaping by the Ministry of Interior in another 3 counties

Publicated on: December 8, 2020

Investigators, prosecutors and judges from Heves, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Hajdú-Bihar counties participated in the one-day training on human trafficking held on 25 November.

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