Report: The situation of migrants and refugees in Serbia and transit zones in Hungary

Thousands of migrants and refugees who travelled along the Western Balkans’ migration route in 2015 and 2016 are now stranded in Serbia in a precarious legal situation.

Anti-human trafficking experts publish first report on Greece

The Council of Europe’s expert group against human trafficking (GRETA) praises positive steps taken by Greek authorities to combat the problem but also highlights a number of shortcomings.

Podcast: Conference on smuggling of migrants

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland warned today against the dual problems of smuggling and human trafficking.

Greece: Human rights court awards €576,000 to forced labour migrant strawberry-pickers

The case concerned 42 Bangladeshi nationals who did not have work permits and were subjected to forced labour. Their employers had recruited them to pick strawberries on a farm in Manolada (Greece) but failed to pay the applicants’ wages and obliged them to work in difficult physical conditions under the supervision of armed guards.

New anti-human trafficking report on Armenia

Experts want Armenia to do more to prevent trafficking of children, trafficking for labour exploitation, as well as to protect and assist victims.