News Archive

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.

October 22, 2020 2:16 PM

Virtual meeting of EU anti-trafficking coordinators

Organized by the European Commission and the German Presidency, the regular meeting of national anti-trafficking rapporteurs and equivalent mechanisms in the EU took place on October 20-21, 2020.

September 22, 2020 1:57 PM

The play ‘I Will Stand for You’ is on stage again in September – information by the National Police Headquarters

The Hungarian Police continue to draw young people's attention to the dangers of sexual exploitation through drama pedagogy.

July 29, 2020 9:21 AM

Sexual violence, exploitation of child prostitution and trafficking in human beings

Three men and a woman are suspected of having committed serious crimes against a 13-year-old child in Hajdú-Bihar County.

July 16, 2020 2:13 PM

Further human trafficking suspects were intercepted – information published by the National Police Headquarters

The suspects from the city of Szeged have coerced their victim into prostitution for years. In another trafficking case, the prosecution is seeking the imposition of executable imprisonment against 13 members of a criminal organisation.