News Archive

December 18, 2023 5:41 PM

Couple who forced a teenage girl into prostitution sentenced to prison

For the crimes of human trafficking, exploitation of child prostitution, and child pornography committed against a person under the age of eighteen, the Budapest-Capital Regional Court sentenced the defendant of the first degree to 7 years imprisonment and 7 years of prohibition of public affairs, and his former partner, the defendant of the second degree, to 5 years imprisonment and 5 years of prohibition of public affairs.

November 27, 2023 3:16 PM

The two domestic forums against human trafficking met again

On 24 November 2023, a joint meeting of the National Coordination Mechanism against Trafficking in Human Beings and the NGO Roundtable was held at the Ministry of Interior. The meeting provided an excellent opportunity to review the most important professional events of the last period and to review the way forward.

November 27, 2023 10:50 AM

Another member of a human trafficking gang caught in Monor

The National Bureau of Investigation's Anti-Human Trafficking Unit has been investigating a gang of Hungarian members who were running prostitutes in Germany for more than a year, and has managed to arrest the fourth member.

November 13, 2023 11:23 AM

Meeting with the TIP Office of the US Department of State

Representatives from the US Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) and the US Embassy visited the Ministry of Interior on 9 November. The meeting was attended by institutions and authorities involved in the fight against human trafficking.

October 31, 2023 9:13 AM

Record number of victims in a trafficking case in Fejér county

No less than 22 formerly homeless men were enslaved by a family in the village of Kőszárhegy.

October 27, 2023 2:28 PM

Human trafficking gang in Mezőtúr eliminated

The National Bureau of Investigation of the Rapid Response and Special Police Services, in cooperation with the Swiss police, has dismantled a Hungarian human trafficking gang in Switzerland. The three members of the Mezőtúr family are in criminal custody, waiting for a decision on their pre-trial detention.

October 26, 2023 2:10 PM

Conference on the human trafficking situation of the refugees from Ukraine

"Ukrainian Refugees in the Light of Human Trafficking" was the title of a conference organized by the Chance for Families 2005 Foundation on 25 October 2023 in the Marble Hall of the Ministry of Interior, co-organized by the Ministry of Interior and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Among other things, the conference aimed to present research on the risks of human trafficking among refugees from Ukraine.

October 20, 2023 12:10 PM

The last two members of the criminal gang have been arrested

The last two members of a criminal gang in Kecskemét have been arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation of the Rapid Response Police (KR NNI). The pair continued to exploit women despite the fact that their relatives had already been behind bars last year.

October 18, 2023 6:02 PM

European Day for Anti-Trafficking

In 2007, the European Union declared 18 October as the EU Anti-Trafficking Day. The main objective of the European Day is to raise awareness on the prevention and to increase the flow of information and knowledge on trafficking in human beings. In Hungary, several professional days and training sessions have been organised in recent years to enable professionals to share their experiences in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

October 11, 2023 3:23 PM

Anti-trafficking trainings for social workers

The training programme of Slachta Margit National Institute for Social Policy was implemented in the framework of the project entitled “Renewal of methodological and information systems in the social sector” between June and September 2023.