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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • US report on human trafficking censures Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The United States removed on Monday Cuba and Malaysia from its list of human trafficking violators, causing critics to claim the list was politically motivated...

    Pakistan, however, retains its position in the US State Department Trafficking in Persons report for 2015, released on Monday...

  • US says Pakistan making efforts to eliminate human trafficking

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan is making significant efforts to eliminate human trafficking, says the official US Trafficking in Persons report for 2017...

    The State Department, which prepares the report for Congress, granted Pakistan a waiver, allowing it to stay in the tier two watch list for the fourth consecutive year...

  • US upgrades Pakistan on ‘human trafficking index’

    WASHINGTON: The United States has moved Pakistan from a watch list to another group of countries that have taken significant steps to curb human trafficking, says a report released on Friday...

    “The government of Pakistan does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so,” says the report released by the US State Department...

  • Thailand indicts 72 human trafficking suspects ahead of US report

    BANGKOK: Thailand on Friday indicted 72 people suspected of involvement in human trafficking, just days before the United States issues its latest assessment of the country's anti-trafficking efforts next week...

    Bangkok launched a sweeping investigation into human trafficking in May after the discovery of 26 bodies in graves buried deep in a jungle near the Thailand-Malaysia border...

  • Woman speaks of forced conversion, denial to lodge FIR of rape, trafficking

    KARACHI: How women of marginalised communities are suffering at the hands of influential people and the state has turned a blind eye towards their misery came to light at a press conference held on Friday...

    Emmi, 30, and resident of Thatta city, is now looking for justice with the help of a non-governmental body providing legal aid to women and child survivors of violence and abuse
  • Documentary highlights evils of human trafficking

    Inaugurating the event, Director UN Information Centre Vittorio Cammarota said: “The documentaries are focused on human rights violations across the world, including migration, refugees, freedom of expression, human trafficking, child abuse and violence against others among others...

    And this year, we warmly welcome the Goethe-Institute and the Pakistan National Council of the Arts...

  • 50 Thai police officers punished over human trafficking

    BANGKOK: More than 50 Thai police officers have been punished over suspected links to human trafficking networks, the country’s police chief said on Thursday, after the prime minister ordered a probe into the discovery of trafficking camps near the Malaysian border...

    Some of the bodies were found at a suspected human trafficking camp hidden deep in the jungle...

  • Thai police dig up 26 bodies at suspected trafficking camp

    PADANG BESAR: Thai police trekked into the mountains and dug up 26 bodies from dozens of shallow graves at an abandoned jungle camp that’s been linked to human trafficking networks, which activists say are “out of control” in the Southeast Asian country...

    The discovery of a hidden mountain camp in southern Thailand, long considered a regional trafficking hub for migrants seeking a better life in third countries, was a sharp reminder...

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