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2019 edition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 to raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights. Human trafficking is a global problem and no country is immune to it. Millions of victims fall into the hands of ..

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International Security Alliance

The International Security Alliance (ISA) was established in February 2017 for combating organized and transnational crimes. The alliance headquartered at Abu Dhabi, UAE is an international collaboration of Ministries of Interior and working groups working together to combat organized and transnational crime. The members of the alliance are: United Arab Emirates French Republic Kingdom of ..

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Slovakia: Caputova wins first round of Presidential Election

Zuzana Caputova, a Slovak environmentalist has inched closer to becoming the first female President as she has won the first round of elections thereby pointing at a huge change for a nation which has fallen to growing corruption ever since it was established in 1993. Caputova has won 40.56 per cent votes from among 13 ..

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Begging in India: Various Issues and Legal Recourses

In August 2018, Delhi High Court decriminalized beggary by striking down some sections of the Bombay Prevention of Beggary Act, 1959, as extended to Delhi. Background Begging is a crime in twenty states and two union territories of India. It is treated as cognizable and non-bailable offense. Presently, there is not a single uniform law ..

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Cabinet approves India-Russia Agreement on cooperation in combating terrorism

The Union Cabinet has approved signing an Agreement on Cooperation between India and Russia in field of combating all forms of terrorism and organized crime. The agreement is proposed to be signed during upcoming visit of Indian Delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Russia in November, 2017. Key Facts The proposed Agreement, which ..

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