human trafficking

Four detained at Georgia-Turkey border with baby in the trunk

By | September 21st, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

The border crossing between Georgia and Turkey at Sarpi. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Border police in Georgia Sunday detained four people for illegally trying to cross the border with a infant in the trunk of their car. According to the Interior Ministry, the four were trying to go to Turkey, avoiding the official border crossing. One of the grownups […]

U.S. State Dep: Georgia shows progress in fight against human trafficking

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

( TBILISI, DFWatch–In a new report, the U.S. Department of State says Georgia has had progress in fighting human trafficking. The 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report report, which was published Tuesday, says the Georgian government does not fully comply with the minimum […]

Uzbek citizen charged with murder and trafficking in Georgia

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office in Georgia has charged an citizen of Uzbekistan for human trafficking. The suspect, Nargizbegim Nakhmanova, born in 1984, is charged in absentia for four different violations, according to the Interior Ministry. Apart from […]

Woman detained for forcing daugther to appear in child pornography

By | April 12th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Police in Georgia have detained a 45 year old woman who is suspected of making and selling pornographic photo and video material of her 11 year old daughter. A 42 year old man was simultaneously detained in Israel, suspected of distributing […]

Georgians subject to human trafficking in Turkey

By | July 29th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – 22 Georgians have become victim of human trafficking in Turkey. Georgian media reports that Lasha Navareli, a mediator, promised the men, who are from the village Alaverdi near Zestaponi, that they would be employed in Turkey with a salary […]

Georgia confronts the human trafficking trade

By | June 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – After the U.S. State Department published a report on human trafficking which indicated Georgia as a site of the illicit business, the Georgian Ministry of Justice responded by claiming to be a first tier country along with developed states as Germany. […]

U.S. State Department says Georgia is site of human trafficking

By | June 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A new report by the U.S. State Department paints a dire picture of victims of human trafficking in Georgia. The 2012 report, which covers 186 countries, states that Georgia is “a source, transit, and destination country for women and girls […]

Georgians victim of human trafficking in Turkey

By | April 20th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – An organization in Georgia has revealed video footage showing the working conditions of Georgians in Turkey. Merab Ghoghoberidze, head of Information Center for Georgia’s Fight against Corruption in Batumi, told Interpressnews that Georgians contacted […]