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# smugglers - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
# Yemen
# Yemen

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

Aug 10th 2017, 8:43 PM 16,719 Views 16 Comments

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

# smugglers - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200
# Torture
# Torture

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

Apr 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,525 Views 44 Comments

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

# smugglers - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance
# Free To Rome
# Free To Rome

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance

Jun 18th 2016, 8:30 AM 13,501 Views 8 Comments

Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.

# smugglers - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life
# Treacherous Journeys
# Treacherous Journeys

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

Jun 14th 2016, 7:08 PM 19,264 Views 79 Comments

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

# smugglers - Thursday 5 May, 2016

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase
# France
# France

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

May 5th 2016, 6:20 PM 11,208 Views 6 Comments

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

# smugglers - Friday 4 September, 2015

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison
# England
# England

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison

Sep 4th 2015, 7:03 PM 14,325 Views 17 Comments

Immigrants had paid £10,000 before leaving India and were then held hostage at a flat in England.

# smugglers - Saturday 25 April, 2015

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself
# Opinion
# Opinion

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

Apr 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 73 Views 87 Comments

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

# smugglers - Friday 24 April, 2015

Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'
# Smugglers
# Smugglers

Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'

Apr 24th 2015, 8:41 AM 9,108 Views 98 Comments

Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.

# smugglers - Monday 26 August, 2013

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six
# Mexico
# Mexico

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six

Aug 26th 2013, 8:52 AM 9,611 Views 4 Comments

The train was carrying people from Honduras and Guatemala, who are believed to have paid smugglers to let them sit on freight cars.

# smugglers - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Wexford is a hub for smuggling, say retailers
# Smugglers
# Smugglers

Wexford is a hub for smuggling, say retailers

Sep 20th 2012, 1:50 PM 5,938 Views 25 Comments

Government must do more to tackle smuggling problem, retailers tell TheJournal.ie, following €1.5m haul of cigarettes in Enniscorthy town yesterday.

# smugglers - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Retailers warn Dublin airport is 'a hub' for cigarette smuggling
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Retailers warn Dublin airport is 'a hub' for cigarette smuggling

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:00 AM 2,404 Views 10 Comments

Retailers Against Smuggling has called for the government to impose a minimum fine for cigarette smuggling.

# smugglers - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled
# Weird
From The Daily Edge
# Weird

Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled

Oct 9th 2011, 9:30 AM 2,167 Views 2 Comments

Smugglers will try almost anything to bring goods into a country – even if those goods are live animals… or humans. We take a look at 10 weird cases.