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March 17, 2015 3:11 PM

Two men who trafficked a Hungarian woman to Great Britain and sold her into marriage were sentenced

The 22-year-old woman applied to a job as a babysitter in London in 2013.

March 16, 2015 8:47 AM

A criminal organisation was eliminated in Miskolc, Hungary

The Riot Police National Bureau of Investigation eliminated a Hungarian criminal group dealing with pandering and pimping of Hungarian prostitutes.

March 12, 2015 3:31 PM

Fight against human trafficking – Cooperation with NGOs

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Hanns Seidel Foundation’s Budapest office, the Foundation and the Hungarian Police Headquarters organized an international workshop called “Fight against human trafficking – Cooperation with NGOs” on 3rd of March 2015.

February 19, 2015 2:14 PM

Hungarian family was sentenced after trafficking girls to the United Kingdom

Alex B. and his family living in England trafficked girls to England to work as sex slaves in a brothel for 3 years. Alex B.’s wife, son-in-law, son and daughter were also involved in the crime.

February 11, 2015 2:31 PM

Call for applications

For national experts from the Netherlands for developing and writing the Training Manual about a Transnational Referral Mechanism for Victims of Human Trafficking among Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary.

February 11, 2015 12:54 PM

Call for applications

For national experts from Belgium for developing and writing the Training Manual about a Transnational Referral Mechanism for Victims of Human Trafficking among Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary.

February 2, 2015 1:25 PM

Call for applications

For national experts from Belgium, Hungary and the Netherlands for developing and writing the Training Manual about a Transnational Referral Mechanism for Victims of Human Trafficking among Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary.

November 7, 2014 8:19 AM

Ethical Issues in Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking

The 14th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference entitled „Ethical Issues in Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking” was held on 4-5 November 2014 in Vienna organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

October 20, 2014 3:45 PM

Statement by Deputy State Secretary Ms Krisztina Berta, national anti-trafficking coordinator on the European Anti-Trafficking Day

18 October has been known as the European Anti-Trafficking Day for eight years now.
Trafficking in human beings is one of the gravest violations of human rights. The personal safety of Hungarian citizens is one of the fundamental interests; and combatting human trafficking plays an important role in guaranteeing this. Tackling this phenomenon requires coordinated State action and cooperation at national and international level.

October 20, 2014 3:30 PM

30,146 victims recorded in Europe in 2010-2012

In 2010-2012, European member states registered 30,146 victims of human trafficking, 1,000 of them sexually-exploited children. A third of the victims were European Union passport-holders. The figures were revealed on Friday 17 October by European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström when she unveiled a report on the victims and perpetrators of human trafficking. Over the same period, 8,551 prosecutions against traffickers were reported across the EU. Eighty percent of the victims were female.