Italian Prosecutor: Evidence NGOs Colluding with Human Traffickers

BY BBC NEWS An Italian prosecutor says he has evidence some of the charities saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are colluding with people-smugglers. Carmelo Zuccaro told La Stampa (in Italian) phone calls were being made from Libya to rescue vessels. Organisations involved in rescue operations have rejected accusations of collusion, saying their only concern […]

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Alleged Human Smuggler Extradited to Face Charges in Washington, D.C.

By Department of Justice, HABTOM Merhay, a national of Eritrea and a citizen of the United Kingdom, made his initial appearance today in Washington, D.C., federal court to face human smuggling charges for his role in smuggling primarily Eritrean and Ethiopian undocumented migrants from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, through South and Central America and Mexico into […]

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Sudan to Pass Law Against Human Trafficking

By Sudan Tribune, The Sudanese parliament expects to receive a draft bill from the cabinet soon containing an anti-human trafficking law, a legislator said today (13). The Vice-Chairman of the parliamentary subcommittee on Legislation and Justice Tahani Tour al-Diba said that the national assembly will likely take up the bill in the next parliamentary session. […]

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