No one innocent in human trafficking, UN official says


Daily News Turkey
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says almost every country in the world is complicit in human trafficking, urging them to fight against it
Almost every country in the world is complicit in human trafficking, as each one is an origin, transit or destination country for the trade, the executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, has said, adding that the victims of the crime are being exploited in almost every part of the world. (…)
Turkey a transit route
However, Fedotov heralded some good news, as the number of countries criminalizing human trafficking increased from 78 to 95 percent of the total considered in the report between 2008 and 2012. “The improvements are encouraging, but they are coming too slowly to help the millions of victims. A catalyst is needed. We need an inspirational, but totally realistic goal: a decade of concrete action to try to end human trafficking. Action built on cooperation and coordination,” he said. READ MORE

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