News Archive

December 2, 2022 1:44 PM

Successful Police cooperation with Switzerland

4 traffickers and at least 20 victims have been identified by the Hungarian and Swiss authorities in the framework of a joint investigation team set up in June 2022.

November 11, 2022 11:16 AM

Two brothers running brothels are in custody

After Ferenc R., his brother Peter R. was also placed in criminal custody on suspicion of trafficking in human beings and promoting prostitution. Evidence shows that since 2014 the brothers from Ilk had been running their illegal sex business in Vienna, where they recruited vulnerable Hungarian women living in poor financial conditions for prostitution.

November 3, 2022 12:26 PM

Joint meeting on human trafficking in the European Commission

The European Commission hosted a meeting of the Network of National Rapporteurs and Equivalent Mechanisms (NREM) and the European Union Civil Society Platform on 26-27 October in Brussels with the representatives of EU Member States and civil society organisations on the fight against trafficking in human beings.

November 2, 2022 2:28 PM

Professional forum for the child victims of trafficking in human beings

A professional forum organised by the Police and the University of Public Service focusing on the protection and assistance of child victims, the prevention of their victimization and the prosecution of perpetrators.

November 2, 2022 10:20 AM

Human traffickers caught by the investigators of Hajdú-Bihar county

Three men suspected of forcing underage girls into prostitution in Debrecen were taken into criminal custody.

October 24, 2022 2:10 PM

Combating trafficking in persons via theatrical play

The National Police Headquarters has organised a play to raise awareness of the dangers of trafficking in persons and prostitution on the occasion of the European Day for Anti-Trafficking on 18 October. The ‘Láthatáron’ Group and ‘KV Társulat’ performed the play ‘I will stand for You!’ at the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Police Headquarters and the Budapest Police Headquarters on 19 and 20 October.

October 24, 2022 11:39 AM

International conference on anti-trafficking in the Ministry of Interior

On the occasion of the European Day for Combating Trafficking in Persons (18 October), the Ministry of Interior, the Budapest Process and the European Migration Network organised an international conference in Budapest on 20-21 October, with the participation of more than 30 countries and international organisations.

October 18, 2022 9:25 AM

Today is the European Day for Anti-Trafficking

In 2007, the European Union declared 18 October as the European Day for Anti-Trafficking. The main objective of the European Day is to raise awareness on the prevention of trafficking in human beings and to enhance the flow of information, knowledge and best practices between actors in the field.

October 4, 2022 4:01 PM

Hungarian Police hot on the trail of traffickers

At the end of September 2022, investigators apprehended a total of four perpetrators in two separate cases, with arrest warrants out for two more suspects.

September 22, 2022 2:42 PM

Attitude-shaping training on human trafficking

The Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with the National Institute of Criminology (OKRI), the Hungarian National Police Headquarters (ORFK) and the Prosecutor General's Office, held an attitude-shaping training on human trafficking for police officers and prosecutors of four counties in Northeastern Hungary (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hajdú-Bihar county, Heves county, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county) on 19-20 September.