Posts Tagged ‘People Trafficking’

Guardian angel of refugees being investigated Comments 0

Monday, September 4th, 2017

A priest called the guardian angel of refugees is under investigation for people trafficking. Mussie Zerai was nominated for a Nobel prize in 2015 for his compassion to refugees. For tens of thousands of desperate migrants, his cellphone number has meant the difference between life and death as their boats founder. He has been the Read more

Religious against People Trafficking in NZ Comments 0

Friday, July 18th, 2014

The third Prevent People Trafficking Conference to be held in New Zealand took place in Porirua on June 5th and 6th. The conference was attended by representatives from  ANZRATH (Aotearoa New Zealand Religious against Trafficking in Humans) ANZRATH is a group made up of  New Zealand religious from a variety of congregations based in Auckland Sister Read more

A report about people trafficking in the Pacific – including Samoa – comes as no surprise Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

A report about people trafficking in the Pacific – including Samoa – comes as no surprise to the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Immigration, Auali’itia Fa’afouina Milford.

The Vulnerabilities to Trafficking in the Pacific report from the Australian Institute of Criminology warns of an alarming rise in trafficking in this part of the world. The report says that during the past six years, Samoa and nine other countries in the region reported their belief that people had been trafficked into their countries.

Auali’itia says Samoa is not immune. During an interview with the Samoa Observer yesterday, he revealed the latest case on these shores.“The most recent case was late last year when a group of people from Bangladesh illegally migrated to Samoa,” he says.

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