Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Human trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: South Africa: Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation Signed into Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403653_text Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403653_text Global Legal Monitor: Thailand: Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Plan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403524_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403524_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia; Taiwan: Agreement to Combat Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403360_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403360_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: UNODC and IOM Sign MOU to Enhance Cooperation in Combating Human Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403104_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403104_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Proposal to Increase Human Trafficking Punishment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403021_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403021_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402972_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402972_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Agreement to Combat Trafficking in Persons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402906_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402906_text Global Legal Monitor: Thailand; United Nations: Special Rapporteur Says More Must Be Done on Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402785_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 24 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402785_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Trafficking in Human Beings and Protection of Victims http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402651_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402651_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Website for Fight Against Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402447_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 30 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402447_text Global Legal Monitor: United Arab Emirates: Special Human Trafficking Court to Be Established in Dubai http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402339_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402339_text Global Legal Monitor: Gambia: National Assembly Approves Amendment to Anti-Human Trafficking Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402312_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402312_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Baby Traffickers Sentenced to Death http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402297_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 07 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402297_text Global Legal Monitor: United Arab Emirates: Three Arabs Accused of Human Trafficking in Dubai http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402191_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402191_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Report on Human Trafficking in Europe http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402094_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402094_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Pilot Program to Receive and Accommodate Trafficking Victims http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402086_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 01 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402086_text Global Legal Monitor: South Africa: Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401879_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401879_text Global Legal Monitor: Mali: Proposal to Raise Marriage Age May Help Counter Trafficking in Girls http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540962_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540962_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Legal Aid to Victims of Human Trafficking Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540880_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540880_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Anti-Human Trafficking Law Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540781_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540781_text Global Legal Monitor: Ghana: Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540542_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540542_text Global Legal Monitor: Mozambique: New Law Punishes Trafficking in Persons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540469_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540469_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Adjudication of Human Trafficking Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540325_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means, On January 29, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) of Israel passed an amendment to the Courts Law (Consolidated Version) 5744-1984. According to the amendment, defendants in human trafficking for prostitution trials will be prosecuted before a court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540325_text Global Legal Monitor: Uzbekistan: Government Combats Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540326_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means, On January 29, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) of Israel passed an amendment to the Courts Law (Consolidated Version) 5744-1984. According to the amendment, defendants in human trafficking for prostitution trials will be prosecuted before a court On January 31, 2008, the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the problem of human trafficking. Although the trafficking of women for sex trade is a common problem in Central Asia, this was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540326_text Global Legal Monitor: Council of Europe: Anti-Human Trafficking Convention Now in Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540324_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means, On January 29, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) of Israel passed an amendment to the Courts Law (Consolidated Version) 5744-1984. According to the amendment, defendants in human trafficking for prostitution trials will be prosecuted before a court On January 31, 2008, the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the problem of human trafficking. Although the trafficking of women for sex trade is a common problem in Central Asia, this was On February 1, 2008, the Council of Europe's (COE) Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, which opened for signature on May 16, 2005, entered into force for the first ten countries that ratified the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540324_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations; Africa: Action Against Child Trafficking Urged http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540115_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means, On January 29, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) of Israel passed an amendment to the Courts Law (Consolidated Version) 5744-1984. According to the amendment, defendants in human trafficking for prostitution trials will be prosecuted before a court On January 31, 2008, the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the problem of human trafficking. Although the trafficking of women for sex trade is a common problem in Central Asia, this was On February 1, 2008, the Council of Europe's (COE) Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, which opened for signature on May 16, 2005, entered into force for the first ten countries that ratified the Speaking at an international meeting on trafficking in children and armed conflict, Antonio Maria Costa, the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, urged West and Central African states to protect their children. He... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540115_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Government Promulgates Law Against Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540114_text Human trafficking - On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive legislation on human trafficking, the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill (PCTPB), which, among other goals, seeks to On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the government to implement more anti-trafficking strategies in 2013. This master plan was proposed by the Ministry of Social Development and On October 3, 2012, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating trafficking in human beings took effect between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on April 17, 2012, to work more closely together to combat crimes of human trafficking On March 1, 2012, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands submitted a legislative proposal to the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament (States-General, Staten-Generaal) to increase the maximum punishment for On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On October 31, 2011, the heads of two United Nations agencies the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to On August 19, 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, said that Thailand must work more effectively against human trafficking. In addition, the country should do more to protect In early April 2011, the European Union adopted Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Its Victims, 2011 (OFFICIAL JOURNALOF THE EUROPEAN UNION (L101) 1 (Apr. 15, 2011)). The Directive On December 21, 2010, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs launched a new website devoted to combating trafficking in human beings. According to a press release on the event, According to a statement given recently by Judge Ahmed Ibrahim Saif to the EMARAT AL YOUM newspaper, Dubai is planning to set up a special court to handle cases of human trafficking for purposes of sexual On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Bill 2010, legislation seeking to make the penalties for the crime trafficking of persons, established under the 2007 Trafficking On September 27, 2010, the Quanzhou Intermediate People's Court in China's coastal Fujian Province sentenced two men to death on charges of human trafficking. The traffickers, Li Diji and Wu Suiqing, along with 11 accomplices, were On August 18, 2010, the Criminal Court of Dubai tried three individuals from Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon for smuggling Moroccan women into Dubai to work as prostitutes. The women had been told that they would be The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a document on June 29, 2010, on the problem of human trafficking in Europe, entitled Trafficking of Persons to Europe for Sexual Exploitation. The report is The Dutch Ministry of Justice, together with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, officially launched a pilot program on June 23, 2010, for the reception and accommodation of human trafficking victims, by opening 50 new It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put before the South African Parliament the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill. (Sarah Hudleston, Tabling of Human Trafficking According to the United Nations, Niger is the country with the highest incidence in the world of early marriages, with many married by age 12 and 80 percent married before age 18. (Niger: Early Marriage On November 5, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Legal Aid Law, 5732-1972. The amendment requires the legal aid bureau to provide free legal aid to victims of offenses of abduction under On November 6, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) approved a draft bill to combat human trafficking. In a press release, Premier Liu Chao-shuian called the bill the "first priority" of the Executive Yuan; the government plans Despite significant efforts, Ghana falls short of complying with minimum, international standards against human trafficking, a U.S. State Department report released on June 8, 2008, stated. The report, which depicts Ghana as ";a source, transit, and In April 2008, the Mozambican Parliament approved a law specifically criminalizing trafficking in persons. According to the new law, trafficking in persons is defined as the recruiting, transporting, or harboring of a person, by any means, On January 29, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) of Israel passed an amendment to the Courts Law (Consolidated Version) 5744-1984. According to the amendment, defendants in human trafficking for prostitution trials will be prosecuted before a court On January 31, 2008, the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the problem of human trafficking. Although the trafficking of women for sex trade is a common problem in Central Asia, this was On February 1, 2008, the Council of Europe's (COE) Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, which opened for signature on May 16, 2005, entered into force for the first ten countries that ratified the Speaking at an international meeting on trafficking in children and armed conflict, Antonio Maria Costa, the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, urged West and Central African states to protect their children. He The Mexican Federal Government promulgated the Law to Prevent and Punish Trade in People on November 27, 2007, effective the same day, its official date of publication, President Felipe Calderon announced the Law's publication the day... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540114_text