Tag: human trafficking

Greece marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 1

Greece marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

On the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that the phenomenon of human trafficking exists not only because it is objectively hard…

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Man arrested for human trafficking, found dead in Greece

A Georgian citizen arrested for human trafficking, was found dead at a temporary detention centre in Alexandroupolis on Thursday. According to reports, the Georgian citizen committed suicide. His trial was scheduled to…

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Turkish people smugglers arrested

Corfu port authorities arrested three Turkish nationals with the charge of human trafficking, following a search on the US-flagged yacht “ANGELO BIAN” while sailing in the sea region of Othoni. The Turkish…

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos 6

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos

In his statement on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos said “ no country can confront migration challenges…

Greek police arrest Iraqi people sumggler 8

Greek police arrest Iraqi people sumggler

Greek police authorities arrested a 23 year old Iraqi national, for allegedly being involved in human trafficking, after 15 undocumented Iraqi nationals were discovered in his van. According to police sources the…

Avramopoulos targets human trafficking 10

Avramopoulos targets human trafficking

EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos has called for the EU to step up its efforts in the fight against human trafficking, which sees women and children as the majority of victims. Avramopoulos who…