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People smugglers caught in sinking dinghy jailed for more than four years each - ‎7 hours ago‎
Passing sentence Judge Jeremy Carey said the boat was "grossly overladen, absolutely full" of people, none of whom were wearing lifejackets and were in a desperate state, fearing they would drown.
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Dutton: people smugglers 'have not gone away'

Sky News Australia - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says people smugglers have not gone away, despite what he says are the successes of Operation Sovereign Borders.
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European people-smuggling ring smashed

Yahoo7 News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Vienna (AFP) - Austrian police said Monday that an international operation smashed an alleged people-smuggling ring suspected of illegally bringing more than 1,000 people from Hungary into western Europe over the past year.

Dutton's tough love video for people smugglers - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Mr Dutton starts by announcing he remains immigration minister declaring, “any people-smuggling boat that attempts to travel to Australia illegally will be turned back”.
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People smugglers 'making a mockery' of UK borders says Home ...

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
People smugglers are making a 'laughing stock' of Britain's porous borders, says a report by the Home Affairs Select Committee.

People smuggling trial postponed

Cyprus Mail - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Larnaca court on Thursday postponed until early September the trial of three men being tried for smuggling people last November.

The migrant crisis, as seen through the eyes of a people smuggler in Turkey

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Izmir - Turkey's third-largest city and traditional hub of its Mediterranean trading class - has served as the country's central staging post for the people smugglers whose operations exploded over the last year along the Aegean Sea. Other such ...

Italian prosecutors investigate pair who say they got the wrong people smuggler

The Guardian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Italian prosecutors accused of arresting the wrong person in a smuggling trial in Sicily have responded by launching an investigation into their accusers, a court has heard.
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Serbian police arrest 6 people smuggling 78 migrants

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbian police said Tuesday they have detained six people for smuggling 78 migrants trying to reach the European Union.

The real reason the EU can't stop human smuggling from Libya

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The EU naval operation launched in September, called Operation Sophia, is designed to combat people smuggling humans from Libya and surrounding countries to European shores, mainly Italy.

Spies pulled out of Asia to fight ISIS - The Australian

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australias foreign espionage agency has stripped officers from across its Southeast Asian and central Asian stations, sending spies to the Middle East in an ...
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Bulgarian Prosecutors Charge Four Police Officers with Migrant Smuggling - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The Chief Prosecutor's Office spokesperson Rumayana Arnsudiva told reporters on Friday that an investigation of an organized crime group of suspected people smugglers had led the prosecutors to the four police officers. A separate investigation was ...
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Folkestone man jailed for trying to smuggle eight people into Britain

Kent and Sussex Courier - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
An unemployed man from Folkestone has been jailed for five years after he attempted to smuggle eight people into the country via the Channel Tunnel.

Liberal unease as the PM makes right call on Rudd

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
He put India off-side by shelving plans for uranium exports and he unpicked Australia's successful border protection regime, leading to a tragic resumption of people-smuggling and all the attendant diplomatic tensions. Mr Rudd's intemperate rants ...

Kids 'orphaned' as Vietnam jails parents over asylum bid

The Australian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Neither she nor her husband were charged with people-smuggling, and both have denied suggestions they sought to profit from the journey, which included only family members and close friends.
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Sailor jailed for trying to smuggle Albanians at marina

ITV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A European Arrest Warrant was issued for Jackson for allegedly perverting the course of justice in relation to the disappearance of 32-year-old Scot Lisa Brown.

Daesh executes four accused of smuggling people out of militant-controlled territory

Al-Bawaba - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
According to the website Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently, Daesh executed four men accused of smuggling people out of rural Deir Ezzor, away from militant territory.

Bondi hipsters picked up by US for season two

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
"The Aussies are importing rugby players, so cracking this people-smuggling ring is their main mission for season two.

Palermo court says people smuggler arrested in Sudan is right man

Yahoo News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"There are many factors that confirm that the person we wire tapped, investigated in 2014, and sought to arrest for international people smuggling in 2015 is the same man who was arrested in Sudan and extradited to Italy," a prosecutor told a closed ...