Child trafficking – The gangs who trade in people
13 July 2022 | 10:04 am
For years, Vietnamese children and teenagers have been disappearing in Germany. Those responsible are unscrupulous human traffickers whose networks span continents.
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Germany hopes the success of the 2023 Special Olympics leaves a lasting impact and boosts the country's chances of potentially hosting the 2036 Olympics and Paralympics.
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Police said that two people had been killed in the attack, and that more than one shooter had been involved. Police later said around half of the 28 people injured were under the age of 18.
Despite government incentives, high youth unemployment and financial stress are keeping young people from choosing to marry and start families.
It is one of the in one of the deadliest air attacks yet in the three months of fighting between Sudan's rival generals.
ICC chief prosecutorKarim Khan, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, told FRANCE 24 that he had decided to open fresh investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing fighting in Sudan. He said his office had received numerous reports from many sources of crimes such as destruction of property, executions, killings and rapes.
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