News Archive

March 29, 2021 3:23 PM

Raid on traffickers by the National Bureau of Investigation

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.

March 22, 2021 11:06 AM

Anti-trafficking training series for Hungarian consuls

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.

March 4, 2021 10:47 AM

Meeting highlights of the National Coordination Mechanism

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.

March 1, 2021 4:07 PM

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

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

March 1, 2021 8:03 AM

Detained for forced labor

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

February 17, 2021 3:44 PM

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

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.

December 30, 2020 3:08 PM

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

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.

December 8, 2020 9:52 AM

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

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.

November 13, 2020 1:53 PM

High-level consultation with the delegation of US TIP Office

State secretary for internal security of the Ministry of Interior Károly Papp held a video conference on 10 November with experts from the US State Department. The meeting provided an opportunity to present the measures taken by Hungary this year in the field of anti-human trafficking and exchange information.

October 26, 2020 10:48 AM

Human trafficking training for investigators, prosecutors and judges shifted to online

On 21 October Baranya, Tolna and Somogy counties participated in the one-day awareness-raising.