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Dutch initiative: UN sanctions against human traffickers in Libya

Criminals who are responsible for human trafficking and people smuggling in Libya are to be put on an international sanctions ...

News item | 07-06-2018 | 20:11

Herman Bolhaar to serve as new National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

Mr H.J. (Herman) Bolhaar will serve as the new National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against ...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 20:25

Van der Steur releases extra funds to tackle human trafficking

Minister Van der Steur (Security and Justice) is making extra money available to pay for additional capacity and expertise to ...

News item | 29-11-2016 | 13:52

Lower sentences for human trafficking

The courts are reducing the length of custodial sentences imposed for human trafficking. The average length of the non-suspended ...

News item | 30-09-2016 | 16:30

From today, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee will be performing more intensive MTV checks

From today, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee will be performing more intensive Mobile Security Monitoring checks (Mobiel ...

News item | 08-02-2016 | 11:57

The number of detentions for human smuggling increased in 2015

The Netherlands Marechaussee arrested approximately 330 suspects in 2015, on suspicion of human smuggling. This is an increase of ...

News item | 05-02-2016 | 14:14

Van der Steur and Dijkhoff explain the Presidency programme in Brussels

Minister Van der Steur and Minister for Migration Dijkhoff explain the Dutch Presidency programme today, to the European ...

News item | 11-01-2016 | 16:11

Increased penalties for people smuggling

Minister Van der Steur and State Secretary Dijkhoff for Security and Justice want to get tougher on people smugglers by ...

News item | 16-10-2015 | 14:32

Position of prostitutes aged under 21 strengthened

Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) has decided to drop the proposed criminalisation of prostitutes aged under 21. ...

News item | 20-07-2015 | 12:16

On-line signpost to help victims in the fight against human trafficking

The new website www.wegwijzermensenhandel.nl was launched today. This new website serves as a sort of signpost, pointing out who ...

News item | 18-06-2015 | 18:22

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