Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

July 18, 2018

Nigeria’s Human Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery Problem

Situation US State Department’s latest annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report placed Nigeria on Tier-2 watchlist for “failing to meet minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.” The report insisted that the Nigerian administration investigated none administration personnel complicit in human trafficking offenses despite the dominance of such cases every year....

 

July 11, 2018

Punjab losing the drug war

Situation India's northern Punjab state must find drastic measures after narcotics crisis killed at least 30 people last month. After the allegations emerged that local politicians and senior officials were consuming and pushing drugs. Amarinder Singh, the state's Chief Minister, has directed over 350,000 state employees, including his entire cabinet...

 

July 10, 2018

Human Traffickers strike again in Myanmar

Situation In the first half of this year, Myanmar has another case related to 176 people trafficked in the country along with 107 previous related cases- an official of Myanmar quoted anti-human trafficking police on Tuesday. Among 176 victims, over 100 are women. The state of Shan topped the number...

 

July 2, 2018

Sex Trafficking of Nigerian Women to Europe by ‘Vodoo’ British nurse

SITUATION Law enforcement accuses Josephine Iyama, a British citizen, of women trafficking from Nigeria for the purpose of sexual exploitation. She is the head of an entire criminal network operating in Europe. This has been reported by BBC NEWS. Iyamu, 51, formerly of Bermondsey, was convicted of five counts of...

 

June 27, 2018

26 suspects held across Turkey in anti-drug operations

SITUATION 26 suspects were arrested in anti-drug operations across Turkey on Tuesday, according to security sources. In the northwestern Tekirdag province, Turkey, the police narcotics crimes control bureau seized 16 suspects on charges of drug trafficking and use, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions...