News Archive

May 7, 2021 9:38 AM

“Loverboys” in police custody

The traffickers brought their victims to Salzburg, Austria and forced them into prostitution.

May 5, 2021 3:44 PM

Detained under suspicion of human trafficking and forced labor

The Borsod County Police arrested the members of the criminal organization in their home in Rakac.

April 23, 2021 11:41 AM

Family member of arrested traffickers charged with trafficking

The brother and father of the 25-year-old man from Abony were arrested in May 2020; now it was his turn for forcing his partner into prostitution.

April 23, 2021 11:39 AM

Trafficker forced mother of his children into prostitution while exploiting his workers

The National Bureau of Investigation arrested the Csongrád-Csanád County perpetrator in April; he exploited his victims in Germany and at his place of residence.

April 16, 2021 10:06 AM

European Union Publishes Anti-Trafficking Strategy

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.

April 1, 2021 12:15 PM

Anti-trafficking research center to open in Pécs

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

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.