Human Trafficking News for November 2, 2012

  • Russian activists say have freed 12 human "slaves" from shop
    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian human rights activists said on Friday they had freed 12 Central Asians held captive as modern-day slaves in the basement of a Moscow food store, some of them for as long as a decade. The allegations – which are being investigated by the authorities – could not immediately be confirmed independently, but activists said they were consistent with reports of hundreds of …
  • INTERPOL to Host Largest-Ever Gathering of Ministers to Address Contemporary Violence Issues
    ROME, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — INTERPOL's General Assembly will bring together Justice, Home Affairs and Security Ministers from some 110 countries for the largest ever such gathering, which will focus on criminal violence issues ranging from human trafficking to terrorist activities.The Ministerial meeting, which marks the beginning of the four-day (5 – 8 November) conference  in …

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