News Archive

June 28, 2024 10:12 AM

International law enforcement action against human trafficking

The operation was organised by Europol, Frontex, and Interpol in early June. The week-long raid in Hungary was coordinated by the National Bureau Investigation of the Rapid Response Police (NBI).

June 21, 2024 2:01 PM

A man from Nyíregyháza pimping girls abroad as a family business

Investigators from the National Bureau of Investigation of the Rapid Response Police arrested a man in Nyíregyháza in February, who is suspected of having forced two Hungarian women into prostitution for years. After the arrest of the suspect, police officers continued to investi-gate the case.

June 12, 2024 4:37 PM

Conference on the latest trends in trafficking human being

On 6 June 2024, the National Institute of Criminology (NIC) hosted a hybrid conference on "Recent Trends in Human Trafficking since 2020, with a special focus on the characteristics of labour exploitation", attended by 170 law enforcement officers, prosecutors and labour inspectors in person and online.

June 4, 2024 2:06 PM

International law enforcement action against trafficking human being - another EMPACT action to end labour exploitation

Organised under the umbrella of a platform for cooperation between EU Member States, the action aimed to identify and eradicate all forms of sexual and labour exploitation.

June 3, 2024 10:13 AM

Closer cooperation with UK stakeholders

6 Hungarian professionals participated in a study visit between 29 April and 2 May in London.

May 30, 2024 10:45 AM

A man from Kecskemét employed a minor who had run away from a residential home as a prostitute

The Prosecutor's Office of Bács-Kiskun County brought indictment of human trafficking and forced labour against a man from Kecskemét, who gained the trust of a girl who had escaped from a residential home and worked as a prostitute for more than half a year.

May 29, 2024 12:20 PM

Homeless people forced to work in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county

The Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Prosecutor's Office has brought charges against a Nyírség man who persuaded homeless people to work for him for free for years.

March 5, 2024 12:58 PM

Report on Hungary

The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published its report on Hungary on 26 February 2024. The expert group assessed Hungary for the third time on the proper implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.

March 5, 2024 8:54 AM

Human trafficking gang busted in Hódmezővásárhely

The staff of the Hódmezővásárhely Police Station arrested four persons who had been forcing women into prostitution abroad for years.

January 26, 2024 10:54 AM

Anti-trafficking workshop held in Budapest

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Ministry of Interior held a two-day workshop on combating trafficking in human beings on 24-25 January 2024. The meeting focused on the victim-centred approach called the "social path" developed by the international organization.