Five frozen tigers have been discovered in a Vietnamese man's freezer with their organs removed, according to official reports Tuesday, in a country seen as a global hub for the illegal wildlife trade.
Tag - trafficking
mercredi 22 mars 2017
vendredi 24 février 2017
Authorities in Mondolkiri province seized eight trucks about to cross into Vietnam with illegally logged timber from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary and arrested seven of the drivers, six of them Vietnamese nationals, a provincial military police commander said on Thursday.
vendredi 6 janvier 2017
Police received reports of 1,128 victims last year, but only rescued around half of them.
mardi 20 décembre 2016
Activists say British authorities are failing to identify and protect victims who have been trafficked to the UK as slaves, many of them children
dimanche 2 octobre 2016
Customs officers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have seized more than 300 kilograms of tusks, allegedly belonging to elephants, shipped from Lagos Airport in Nigeria on Thursday.
samedi 24 septembre 2016
In South Africa, nearly 6,000 rhinos have been poached since 2007
mardi 16 février 2016
Police in the northern province of Lang Son have arrested a 34-year-old man who they said sold seven women including his girlfriend to China.
lundi 13 avril 2015
Five people have been charged with killing three primates listed as endangered by International Union for the Conservation of Nature, a Danang official said Monday.
vendredi 23 janvier 2015
A total of seven women abducted from Vietnam were handed over by Chinese police officers to police in Vietnam at the Dongxing Port in Guangxi yesterday.
mercredi 3 juillet 2013
Vietnamese police have warned that human trafficking in the country is becoming increasingly complex and international in nature.
dimanche 17 février 2013
Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tay Ninh have arrested 13 people belonging to two gangs for allegedly "trafficking" 60 Vietnamese women to China.
lundi 17 septembre 2012
A Hanoi court Saturday awarded jail terms of up to 13 years to a group of six youths for trafficking and selling Vietnamese women to Chinese brothels.
lundi 24 octobre 2011
HANOI — Vietnam customs officials on Monday said they had seized more than a tonne of ivory, believed to be from elephant tusks, being smuggled on the country's border with China.
samedi 17 septembre 2011
JOHANNESBURG — A delegation from Vietnam will next week visit South Africa to discuss ways to stem the growth rhino poaching, with nearly 300 animals killed so far this year, the government said Friday.
vendredi 12 août 2011
Police in southern Vietnam have charged three men and one woman for allegedly trafficking people to China to sell their kidneys.
vendredi 1 juillet 2011
Three women in southern Vietnam have been sentenced to prison for trafficking women to China.
mercredi 22 décembre 2010
Hanoi - Vietnamese police on Wednesday said they estimated 4,500 tons of wild animals are smuggled through the country every year.
jeudi 21 octobre 2010
HANOI — South African officials were in Vietnam Wednesday to discuss ways of curbing the illegal trade in rhinoceros horns used in traditional Asian medicine, a conservation group said.
mardi 19 octobre 2010
Hanoi - Vietnamese police arrested a women for trafficking rare animals in the country, an officer said Tuesday.
vendredi 24 septembre 2010
Hanoi - Authorities in Vietnam's Central Highlands have brought criminal charges against a restaurant owner accused of trafficking endangered wild animals, a local official said Friday.
vendredi 18 juin 2010
Vietnam on Wednesday defended its efforts against human trafficking, after the United States placed it on a watch list.
vendredi 11 septembre 2009
The ratio of boys born in Vietnam compared with girls has grown at an unusually rapid pace in recent years and could lead to a rise in sex work and trafficking, the United Nations said.
dimanche 25 janvier 2009
Several crew members of Vietnam Airlines are suspected to have been involved in a large-scale operation to smuggle articles stolen in Japan out of the country and smuggle foodstuffs into the country in large numbers of suitcases and cardboard boxes brought on their flights from Vietnam, according to police sources.
vendredi 5 décembre 2008
Further probe will be conducted into a human trafficking ring that has reportedly snared at least 100 women and sold them to men in several Asian countries and territory over the last three-years, police said Monday.
mardi 13 mai 2008
HANOI — Police in Vietnam have arrested two women for involvement in baby trafficking into China and rescued a 10-day-old boy, state media said on Monday.
Hoang Thi Hien, 36, and Truong Thi Loat, 42, were detained last Sunday as they tried to cross the border into China with the child, said the police-run Cong An Nhan Dan newspaper.