Estonia Estonia makes human trafficking illegal

25 Mar 2012 protection systems thb

‘The Malta Independent Online’ reports that Estonia’s Parliament passed legislation banning human trafficking, thus making the Baltic nation the last EU country to enact such a law.The measure, fast-tracked by Estonia’s Justice Ministry, makes human trafficking punishable by a maximum 15-years in prison. It also criminalises sexual exploitation, including forcing minors to work as prostitutes or appear in pornographic films and erotic performances.

Source : The Malta Independant Online


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