News Archive

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.

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.