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Human trafficking in the UK on the rise says Home Office

SHAFAQNA - The number of smugglers prosecuted for bringing illegal stowaways into the UK in 2015-16 rose by 50 percent, according to Home Office statistics. Eighty-eight people were prosecuted over the crime compared to the 52 a year earlier,…

Sudan's struggle with human trafficking

SHAFAQNA - Haddas Sisay, a young woman from Eritrea, had hoped to reach Italy via Sudan -- but her hopes were dashed when she was abducted by human traffickers in Sudan’s eastern region. For two grueling months, she was held in the Tasanai…