News Archive

February 7, 2023 4:03 PM

SANSZ handbook just released in a new look

At the beginning of the year, the second revised edition of SANSZ – Supporting Material for Professionals was published with the aim of providing practical guidance for members of the signalling system on the identification and assistance of victims of trafficking in human beings.

February 1, 2023 4:47 PM

Two men arrested for running brothels

A Hungarian duo running brothels in Munich and Kecskemét have been arrested. The National Bureau of Investigation thanks to international criminal cooperation with the German authorities apprehended the two men.

January 30, 2023 11:41 AM

Users of services exacted from victims face justice

The county chief prosecution offices indicted two individuals in two separate trafficking cases for providing remuneration in exchange for the sexual services provided by exploited minors.

January 19, 2023 4:32 PM

806 million HUF tender for fighting against trafficking in human beings

The Prime Minister's Office, as the National Coordination Unit, and the Swiss Contribution Office signed the Agreement on Technical Support on December 21, 2022 which also provides significant funding to fight trafficking in human beings.

January 19, 2023 2:43 PM

Indictments for trafficking in human beings

Prosecutors also took action in Nógrád and Fejér counties for the crimes of human trafficking and forced labour. In both cases, young women in vulnerable situations were allegedly forced into prostitution.

December 21, 2022 11:39 AM

Criminal organisation busted in Pápa

A family in Pápa obtained income by recruiting people in vulnerable situations to do various physical works. The perpetrators are suspected of human trafficking and forced labour.

December 20, 2022 1:40 PM

Commission proposes stronger rules in anti-trafficking

On 19 December 2022, the European Commission proposed to strengthen the rules that prevent and combat trafficking in human beings.

December 12, 2022 1:47 PM

Family business involved in human trafficking

Members of a family in Nyíregyháza persuaded vulnerable women to engage in prostitution in order to finance their own livelihoods. The involved family members were arrested.

December 12, 2022 1:34 PM

European police forces cooperate against trafficking

The Hungarian police again took part in an international operation organised by Europol. This time the focus was on the prevention and eradication of sexual exploitation, coercion and forced begging.

December 6, 2022 9:57 AM

National achievements in the fight against trafficking in human beings in the second half of 2022 assessed

On 30 November 2022, the participants of the National Coordination Mechanism and the NGO Roundtable, which brings together domestic governmental and non-governmental organisations, reviewed recent developments in the field of trafficking in human beings and discussed the way forward at the Ministry of Interior.