Tag Archives | Human Trafficking

Video: Cracking down on Trafficking of Women in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq The trafficking of young women for prostitution is a problem across the world. But in Iraq, it has reached such proportions that a […]

Video: Iraqi Police Crack Down on Organised Crime

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Police say they have uncovered 60 organised crime gangs but with limited resources and faced with well-connected gangs, a lot more remains to be done. Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from […]

IOM reviews Human Trafficking in Iraq

The protection of victims of trafficking in Iraq: Review of the applicable legal regime and assessment of related practices in the field IOM recently completed the implementation of a 24-month project entitled “Supporting availability and access to specialized services for victims of trafficking and individuals at risk through the provision of basic assistance and technical […]

Nadia Murad named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

Human trafficking survivor Nadia Murad named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha - who survived trafficking at the hands of the Islamic State group (IS, ISIL, ISIS, Da'esh) - was formally appointed UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking […]

Iraqi Couple on Slavery Charges in US

By John Lee. An Iraqi couple have been arrested and charged with forcing an Indonesian woman to work in their California home for up to 18 hours a day without pay. The victim was rescued from the home after providing a note to a visiting nurse, asking for help. Firas Majeed (aka Firas Ghazi Majeed […]

Kidneys For Sale in Refugee Camps

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kidneys For Sale in Kurdish Camps: Increase In Iraq's Displaced Leads to Increase in Human Trafficking Authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan suspect that displaced people are selling their kidneys to feed […]

Iraq "a Hotbed of Human Trafficking"

By Amal Sakr for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Heartland Alliance, a US organization that deals with human rights issues, has tracked 100 cases of human trafficking in Iraq during the past two years. Razan Dyler, a representative of the […]