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Narcotics and human trafficking to the GCC states

Faryal Leghari

Narcotics and human trafficking to the GCC states

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Published by Gulf Research Center in Dubai .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-151).

StatementFaryal Leghari.
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16315265M
ISBN 109948434277
LC Control Number2007410274

Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery in the United States, the first module, focuses on slavery in the U.S. by introducing the legal framework of abolition (including the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act) along with stories from survivors of. New publication. Animus Association has analysed how the rights of trafficked persons are respected and promoted in Bulgaria. Despite increasing awareness that trafficking and the exploitation of human beings through forced labour or in slavery-like conditions constitute severe human rights violations, states tend to focus on the prosecution and punishment of the . Conspiracies to commit trafficking offenses are punishable the same as the target offense. G.S. (i). Attempted trafficking. Attempts to commit trafficking are the same. offense class. as the target offense, but they are sentenced under the ordinary Structured Sentencing grid, not the special mandatory sentences for completed trafficking. The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth in the United States Listen The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the U.S. advises the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the nation’s response to trafficking.

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Narcotics and Human Trafficking to the GCC States. Iranian Iraq ISBN issue Kuwait large number law enforcement major markets measures Middle East migrants million Ministry of Interior Narcotics and Human narcotics trafficking networks Oman opiates opium production organized crime Pakistan Narcotics and Human Trafficking to the GCC.

The term narcotic (/ n ɑːr ˈ k ɒ t ɪ k /, from ancient Greek ναρκῶ narkō, "to make numb") originally referred medically to any psychoactive compound with sleep-inducing properties, and euphoric properties as well.

In the United States, it has since become associated with opiates and opioids, commonly morphine and heroin, as well as derivatives of many of the compounds found within. The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws.

Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's World Drug Report. Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers (Effective Date - Octo ) Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act ofPub.

§Stat. (Jul. 22, ) Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, 21 U.S.C. §§ International Emergency Economic Powers Act.

Dineen Baker, Chief Laura Crane, Deputy Chief Gregory Rosen, Deputy Chief Assistants assigned to this section are responsible for the investigation and prosecution of complex federal cases using conspiracy, continuing criminal enterprise and RICO statutes in order to target and disable the most significant violent gangs and major narcotics traffickers in the.

Books shelved as drug-trafficking: The Cobra by Frederick Forsyth, Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, The Cartel by Don Winslow, The Queen of the S. Other strategies are aimed at disrupting drug trafficking. In general, heroin and the other opiates come into the United States from SW and SE Asia, Central America, and Colombia, cocaine from South America, marijuana from domestic sources, Mexico, Colombia, and Jamaica, and designer drugs from domestic clandestine laboratories.

The Commission establishes sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts. Each year, the Commission reviews and refines these policies in light of congressional action, decisions from courts of appeals, sentencing-related research, and input from the criminal justice community.

Summary Since the introduction of Kafala system, also known as sponsorship system, in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) along with Lebanon and Jordan in Mashriq region, some serious human rights violations have aroused.

Kafala system is a sponsorship system designed to regulate and employ migrant. The Director, in consultation with the Attorney General, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Homeland Security, heads of the National Drug Control Program agencies, and the Governor of Narcotics and human trafficking to the GCC states book applicable State, may designate any specified area of the United States as a high intensity drug trafficking area.

Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons or modern-day slavery, is a crime that involves compelling or coercing a person to provide labor or services, or to engage in commercial sex acts. The coercion can be subtle or overt, physical or psychological.

Exploitation of a minor for commercial sex is human trafficking, regardless of. Human Trafficking Commission Report; Human Trafficking Commission Report Prevention and Awareness Training. The Office of Attorney General has partnered with the North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force to provide prevention and awareness training materials.

These materials are available for review and download from NDHTTF. Securing America’s Borders: The Role of the Intelligence Community Congressional Research Service 1 Background The Border Security Effort Maintaining the security of the borders of the United States is a fundamental responsibility of the Federal Government.

Threats to the security of U.S. borders are varied—borders can be violated. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: HOW NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS OPERATE AS BUSINESSES A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency Agreement with the United States Government September Author: John N.

Gibbs Federal Research Division Library of Congress Washington, D.C. REPORTS Transnational Organized Crime in the Pacific: A Threat Assessment - English, The Afghan Opiate Trade and Africa - A Baseline Assessment - English, Русский, Drug Money: the illicit proceeds of opiates trafficked on the Balkan route - English - Русский, Executive summary, Afghan opiate trafficking through the southern route - Full report   Human trafficking is a multi-dimensional threat: it deprives people of their human rights and freedoms, it is a global health risk, and it fuels the growth of organized crime.

Human trafficking has a devastating impact on individual victims, who often suffer physical and emotional abuse, rape, threats against self and family, passport theft.

Moments ago the U.S. Treasury Department announced official sanctions against Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah (El Aissami).

El Aissami is the Executive Vice President of Venezuela. WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Venezuelan national Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah (El Aissami) as a.

Get Confidential Help Here: National Human Trafficking Hotline Article 3, paragraph (a) of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons defines Trafficking in Persons as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of.

This paper builds on submissions by authors for Australian Parliamentary Inquiry into Human Trafficking, and focusses on issues arising in the complex cross section of human trafficking, drug trafficking, and the death penalty with particular attention on identifying victims and effective reporting mechanisms in both Australia and Indonesia.

It Author: Felicity Gerry, Narelle Sherwill. According to the U.S. State Department, as many as 27 million people may be trafficking victims around the world at any given time.

In recent years, the largest numbers of trafficking victims have been identified in Africa and Europe; however human trafficking is also a Cited by: 8. § Public identification of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and required reports § Blocking assets and prohibiting transactions § Authorities § Enforcement § Definitions § Judicial Review Commission on Foreign Asset Control.

e-Guide; 2. Forming a Task Force; Purpose & Focus; Purpose & Focus. A multidisciplinary anti-human trafficking task force is intended to support and encourage a collaborative effort among local and federal law enforcement, prosecutors, and victim service providers to work together to provide comprehensive services in order to discover and respond effectively to.

Second, this case is an important reminder that the United States is not exempt from human trafficking, including human trafficking cases involving organized crime. This reminder is quite timely as we await the soon to be released US State Department's Trafficking in Persons Report where the US will include a rating for itself for the.

Narcotics Trafficking Illegal drug trafficking inflicts violence on our communities, and its profits can be used to fund other illegal or terrorist activities.

IC member agencies support local and state law enforcement in their efforts to combat illegal drug trafficking. 25 July Giving hope to victims of human trafficking. Ahead of the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), we hear the harrowing experiences of human trafficking survivors, as well as their stories of hope thanks to the work of grassroots organizations helping the victims of this despicable trade.

Victor Boutros, the Institute’s CEO, spoke at a “Confronting Human Trafficking” event hosted by The Dallas Morning News in collaboration with the University of Dallas on Wednesday, February This event aimed to raise awareness of modern slavery while strengthening the University of Dallas’ role in the community.

Migrant Labor & Human Trafficking in the Gulf 5 Foreword Since the creation of the modern metric for human rights standards, the Member States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have habitually ranked near the bottom.

Yet, while the human rights situation of domestic persons in Gulf countries is very rightfully highlighted by both the. The United States is also working with the Netherlands to assist Aruba and the former Netherlands Antilles in countering narcotics trafficking.

(On OctoSint Maarten and Curacao became independent countries, like Aruba, with foreign affairs and military operations still within the purview of the Dutch government.). Vandenberg has received multiple awards for her leadership against human trafficking. Inthe Freedom Network USA presented Vandenberg with the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Award for her “outstanding leadership and dedication in working to combat human trafficking and slavery in the United States.” Inshe received the Harry S.

The Human Trafficking Legal Center maintains comprehensive databases on civil and criminal trafficking cases filed in the United States.

The data show that the widely-held belief that all trafficking victims enter the country without legal documentation is simply false. Today, the narcotics trade is not only a multi-billion dollar industry, but it is also the center of gravity for many of the ills associated with trans-national crime.

(3) In the western hemisphere, trade routes for narcotics trafficking vacillate between the transit zones of Central America and the Caribbean. The Mississippi-based drug trafficking organization is charged with distributing more than 40 kilograms of methamphetamine, more than 3 kilograms of cocaine and over pounds of marijuana illegally smuggled into the U.S.

from Mexico across numerous states to include Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Texas, Tennessee and California. All Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Countries/Jurisdiction: Indonesia through Mongolia.

Indonesia. Although neither a regional financial center nor an offshore financial haven, Indonesia is vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing due to gaps in financial system regulation, a cash-based economy, a lack of effective law enforcement, and the. Health & Safety - narcotics, fake medicines & foods, defective materials.

Environment - endanger wildlife & rain forests through illegal environmental crimes. Exploitation - forced human trafficking, prostitution and slavery. Terrorism - financing criminality and terrorism. Government - reduction of tax revenues & legitimate employment. Coercion. I met Thomas Estler several years ago in New York City where Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives was developing a human trafficking prevention education program in coordination with Mayor Bloomberg’s office.

Thomas had just created an innovative comic book called Abolitionista. which told the story of a young woman escaping slavery. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act applies to every child human trafficking victim in the United States, whether trafficked domestically or internationally.

1 • The U.S. Department of Justice states that the average age of entry into prostitution is years old. 2 •. The good news is, it appears that the administration knows what human trafficking is and that it is important to combat. On February 9,Trump signed an executive order to increase efforts targeting transnational criminal organizations, including human trafficking rings.

The executive order states, “the trafficking and smuggling of human beings by transnational criminal groups. Education, Awareness & Advocacy More children, women and men are victims of modern-day slavery today than at any other point in history. Human trafficking and modern-day slavery operates under a well-established business model: supply (the victims), distribution (the traffickers), and demand (the customers).

Septem - Letter to the Editor from Angélica Coava Lopera, on behalf of Juan Carlos Escruceria Gutierrez, requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of an application for judicial assistance to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into suspected narcotics trafficking and money laundering.

Trafficking in Persons and U.S. Foreign Policy Responses in the th Congress Congressional Research Service 1 Global Trends Trafficking in persons, or human trafficking, refers to the subjection of men, women, and children to compelled service for the purposes of exploitation.1 Examples of human trafficking include.

In addition, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) agreed to institute a self-assessment program for its member states.

This is a first step in addressing the problem that although the GCC is a FATF member, the GCC member states are not subject to FATF member requirements. In Februarydiscussion began on the future of the FATF after A diversity of actors participates in human trafficking, ranging from diplomats and employees of multinational organizations who traffic young women for domestic labor to small-scale entrepreneurs, to members of the large criminal organizations of Asia that specialize in human smuggling and trafficking.Overpeople are trafficked across international borders every year.

Of those, the U.S. Department of State estimates that betw are trafficked into the United States. Today, the U.S. and other nations are beginning to recognize the magnitude of the problem and attempt to address the victimization caused by human trafficking.