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Hetq.am: A woman wanted on charges of human trafficking has been found

The RA Police informs that on November 2, the officers of the Vagharshapat Police Department inspected a number of hotels in the area served by the Vagharshapat Department, finding several dozen foreign citizens living without valid visas, residence status and invalid documents.

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Analitik.am: The lawyer is accused of selling a child

Lawyer Armenuhi Arakelyan (68200820) was charged with the article “Purchase of a child for the purpose of taking care of a child or sale of a child for the purpose of handing over the care of the person receiving the care” (Article 168, Part 2 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia).

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Armenian Public Radio: Interview with Kristina Hovhannisyan, Head of the Equal Opportunities Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

“Human Trafficking Awareness-Prevention” Information Campaign, which aims to raise public awareness of the mechanisms for the prevention of human trafficking-related phenomena and effective solutions to the problems arising from them.

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ArmeniaSputnik.am: Migrants who break the law often become victims of trafficking. Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation

The problem of illegal migration in Russia still persists, but some improvement in the situation has become obvious. This was stated by the country’s Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov. Victims of trafficking are those who have violated the law on entry and residence in Russia. Such migrants are easy “prey” for criminals, said Russia’s Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov.

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Investigative Committee: Spouses and their son are accused of human trafficking

As a result of the large-scale investigative-judicial actions carried out during the preliminary investigation of the criminal case on labor trafficking in the RA Investigative Committee, the circumstances of the case, as well as the whole circle of alleged perpetrators, were clarified.

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HHPress.am: Azerbaijan encourages trafficking

The world has a task to prove that it is faithful to its declared value system, the importance of which can be proved only by the seriousness of its struggle for it. When values ​​are saved, so are people. Those who consider crime possible and permissible, in principle, prove only one thing: they do not care about what does not happen to them.

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Want to save the children? How child sexual abuse and human trafficking really work

Millions of kidnapped children are imprisoned in underground tunnels, being sexually abused and tortured by a shadowy global cabal of paedophiles.

That, at least, is some of the misinformation about child sex trafficking being spread on social media. You’ll also see such ideas being promoted at protests from Los Angeles to London, with hashtags such as #saveourchildren and #endchildtrafficking emblazoned on shirts and placards.

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Azatutyun.am: Lukashenko says “Belarus may stop the fight against drug smuggling and illegal migration through their country to Europe.”

“The Belarusian authorities can stop the fight against drug trafficking smuggled into Europe through their territory,” President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at a parliamentary session in Minsk today.

“We were stopping drugs and immigrants. “Now you will arrest them and you will judge them,” Lukashenko said, addressing the leaders of the EU member states.

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TRAFFICKING ․ Sexually exploited women arrested․ Police disclosure

Officers from the Anti-Trafficking Division of the General Department of Criminal Police received operative information that two women, a 36-year-old resident of Yerevan, a 45-year-old resident of the Ararat region, were sexually exploiting a third woman. The exploiters took advantage of the fact that the woman was completely or partially deprived of the opportunity to realize the nature and significance of her actions due to a mental disorder.

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ArmenPress.am: Violence is hidden in silence. Last year, 12 citizens of the Republic of Armenia were victims of trafficking

According to the US State Department, human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world, and according to Interpol, white slavery is the biggest source of money after drug and arms trafficking. Children make up 30 percent of the world’s trafficking victims. In recent years, especially cases of labor trafficking have been registered in Armenia.

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