News Archive

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.

September 16, 2022 1:37 PM

EU seeks to ban all products made with forced labour

The proposal of the European Commission covers the products of all industries, including those made in the EU for domestic consumption and imported goods as well.

August 18, 2022 3:46 PM

Trafficker exploited his own wife

Budapest Chief Prosecutor's Office brought charges of trafficking in human beings against a 53-year-old man who forced his spouse into prostitution over more than ten years.

August 4, 2022 10:42 AM

New campaign on combating trafficking in human beings by OSCE

The so-called "Be Safe" media campaign is specifically aimed at protecting refugees from Ukraine.

July 22, 2022 8:36 AM

TIP Report 2021 released

The global assessment by the US government continues to place Hungary in Tier 2.