28 February 2018

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

Challenges to the Counter-Migrants Smuggling Regime in the Mediterranean Sea, Research Paper, no. 2-18 (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Feb. 2018) [text via SSRN]

Flow Monitoring Surveys: The Human Trafficking and Other Exploitative Practices Indication Survey - Male and Female Respondents Interviewed along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean Routes in 2017 (IOM, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

From Reception to Recognition: Identifying and Protecting Human Trafficking Victims in Mixed Migration Flows (OSCE, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related Thomson Reuters News Foundation article.

"Human Security and Shared Responsibility to Fight Transnational Crimes: Resolution 2240 (2015) of the United Nations Security Council on Smuggling of Migrants and Human Trafficking Off the Coast of Libya," Chapter in Blurring Boundaries: Human Security and Forced Migration (Brill/Nijhoff, June 2017) [preprint]

"Human Smugglers in Libya Have Links to Security Services: U.N. Report," Thomson Reuters News Foundation, 7 Feb. 2018 [text]

Human Smuggling and Libya’s Political End Game (Institute of Security Studies, Dec. 2017) [text]
- See also related ISS Today article.

Human Trafficking and the Law: How to Protect Trafficked Persons (Canadian Council for Refugees, Jan. 2018) [text]

Identification and Response to the Needs of Trafficked Asylum Seekers: A Comparative Report for the Republic of Cyprus, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, the UK and Switzerland (TRACKS, Jan. 2018) [text]
- See also a summary of the report and a European Toolbox, which "aims to facilitate the detection of [trafficking] victims, their needs and guide practitioners on supporting them appropriately and following up their cases."

"'Migrants are more profitable than drugs': How the Mafia Infiltrated Italy’s Asylum System," The Guardian, 1 Feb. 2018 [text]

*Of Rights and Borders: Human Trafficking and Contemporary Forms of Slavery in European Law, Oxford, 14 Feb. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Out of Africa: The Organization of Migrant Smuggling across the Mediterranean," European Journal of Criminology, OnlineFirst, 21 Jan. 2018 [abstract]
- See also related lecture summary and Univ. of Cambridge research news report.

The Slave Trade in Libya: What Can Development Actors Do? (Future Development Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]


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