Iran Deports 1,000 Afghan Refugee Children In Past 2 Months

Continue ReadingIran Deports 1,000 Afghan Refugee Children In Past 2 Months

Iran has deported at least 1,000 Afghan refugee children into western Herat and southwestern Nimroz provinces in the past two months, local officials said Monday. The children were deported through the Islam Qala border crossing in Herat and via the border of Nimroz with Iran, said the officials.…

North Korea, Iran, Russia Among Least Active In Combating Human Trafficking Say Report

Continue ReadingNorth Korea, Iran, Russia Among Least Active In Combating Human Trafficking Say Report

North Korea, Russia and Iran are among the nations cited in a new report as being among the least active in trying to curb the scourge of human trafficking, the form of "modern slavery" that's ensnared an estimated 40 million victims worldwide. The comprehensive fifth annual report released this week by…

Worst Human Traffickers “Include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Turkmenistan

Continue ReadingWorst Human Traffickers “Include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Turkmenistan

WASHINGTON -- In a new report, the U.S. State Department says Belarus, Iran, Russia, and Turkmenistan remain among the worst offenders of human trafficking and forced labor. The department’s annual Trafficking In Persons report, which is aimed at curbing human trafficking, was unveiled in a ceremony in Washington on…