Vietnam arrests eight more in connection with British deaths

Vietnamese Police have taken eight people in custody for their alleged connection with the death of 39 people – eight women and 31 men (all believed to be Vietnamese), in a refrigerated... Read more »

‘Lack of opportunities’ & ‘lack of education’ at home continue to drive ‘human trafficking’

Nepal’s population stands at 29.1 million – of them, 1.5 million are at risk of being trafficked, says ‘Trafficking in Persons’, a report by National Human Rights Commission. Of them, children and... Read more »

Stranded Nepali women in China on their way back home

44 Nepali women, who had approached the Nepalese Embassy in Beijing for help are being repatriated home. The Embassy has arranged for them to be sent back home – all 44 boarded... Read more »
File Photo: Left: Indo-Burmese border at Moreh (Supplied); rescued Nepali women (Free Imphas Press)

23 Nepalese women rescued from Mizoram repatriated

At least 23 women, who were rescued from Mizoram, a northeastern state of India, a week ago while they were being trafficked to Iraq, Kyrgyzstan and gulf countries, returned to the country... Read more »

179 rescued Nepalese brought home

The 179 Nepalese who were rescued from entering into Myanmar via Moreh at the Indian-Burmese border in Nagaland on Feb 1 and 2 have been repatriated to Nepal through Kakadbhitta, said Maiti... Read more »
File Photo: Left: Indo-Burmese border at Moreh (Supplied); rescued Nepali women (Free Imphas Press)

300 Nepalis smuggled within a month along India-Myanmar – NGOs, Indian Police uncover grave trafficking problem

In a major operation conducted (ongoing) by the Indian Police in the Indian state of Manipur acting on tips by several NGOs, a major ‘human trafficking’ racket is being uncovered – and... Read more »
Left: Lopsang Lama; Right: A file photo of 16 Nepalese women being rescued in Delhi.

Delhi Police nab Nepalese human trafficking mastermind Lama

Delhi Police yesterday arrested Lopsang Lama, a Nepalese national, and the alleged mastermind behind the human trafficking operation wherein Nepalese women are being sent to the Middle East via India. The arrest... Read more »
Former ambassador Sherpa addressing a community event in NSW, Australia in 2018.

Nepalese envoy to Australia Lucky Sherpa ‘resigns’

Nepalese Ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa who had arrived in Nepal in December to combat the allegations faced by her and her husband has resigned from her post. According to reports, she... Read more »

Nepal’s ambassador to Australia accused of human trafficking, Govt seeks clarification

Nepal’s ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa is facing an allegation of involvement in human trafficking, and the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded a government probe. The controversy surrounding Ambassador... Read more »

Nepali activist Sunita Danuwar awarded ‘TIP Hero Award 2018’ by the US State Dept

Sunita Danuwar, a social activist from Nepal who has been combatting the problem of human trafficking in Nepal has been awarded the ‘Trafficking in Persons Hero Award 2018’ in a program organised... Read more »