Tag: Human Trafficking

Insufficient safe shelters for victims of trafficking in Malta – report

The report identifies the shortage of safe shelters as one of the major challenges. Survivors of serious crimes who have been identified could reside in such safe shelters. The report notes that along the Central Mediterranean migration route there is a shortage.

FSWS helped 48 human trafficking victims last year

The Foundation for Social Welfare Services worked with 48 individuals who were victims of human trafficking last year, Family Minister Michael Falzon revealed in Parliament.

5 Maltese EESC members to tackle migration crisis with top EU...

The five Maltese members of the EESC have written to the President of the EESC, Luca Jahier, about the recent developments regarding trafficking of migrants from Libya through Maltese territorial waters.

Briton who drove truck in which 39 Vietnamese died admits plot

The driver, Maurice Robinson, also pleaded guilty to acquiring criminal property but was not asked to enter a plea on 41 other charges including 39 counts of manslaughter in a case which has shone a light on the illicit human smuggling trade.

Watch: “An allegation is sufficient to trigger a police investigation”

An allegation is sufficient to trigger a police investigation, Assistant Commissioner Dennis Theuma explained during an interview with Newsbook.com.mt.

Watch: ‘They threatened her family back in Colombia’

A Colombian woman who was a victim of human trafficking decided to stop cooperating with the police after her family was threatened back home....

Government proposing decriminalisation of prostitution in public consultation document

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Reforms, Citizenships and Simplification of administrative Processes has published a document on Reform on Human Trafficking and Prostitution that amongst...

How can you tell that a person is a victim of...

The Maltese Government is currently working on a campaign entitled 'Human, Like You’ aimed at raising awareness about human trafficking.Among the initiatives outlined in...

Pope’s Good Friday service focuses on sex trafficked girls

The suffering of children sold for their organs and young African girls prostituted on Rome's streets will dominate Pope Francis' Good Friday service, led...

New checklist helps global insurers counter illegal fishing

A new checklist of warning signs has been announced, helping global insurance companies counter illegal fishingThe list of 18 guidelines had been reached collaboratively...